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Postdoctoral Fellow/Senior Research Associate Positions at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, India

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for filling up of a post of “Post Doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Associate” on adhoc basis for the project entitled “Role of CNS Opportunistic Infections in Subsequent Development of HIV Encephalitis” under Dr.S.K.Shankar, Professor, Dept. of Neuropathology & Principal  Investigator. The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences is a multidisciplinary Institute for patient care and academic pursuit in the frontier area of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences. The Lunatic Asylum which came into being in the latter part of the 19th Century was renamed as Mental Hospital in 1925 by the erstwhile Government of Mysore. This hospital and All India Institute of Mental Health established in 1954 by Government of India were amalgamated on 27th December 1974, and thus was formed the autonomous National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS).
Eligibility: MD (Internal Medicine) or DNB (Internal Medicine) from any reputed Medical Institution/Medical College approved by Medical Council of India
Or MBBS with minimum of 3 years experience in Clinical research in any funded project Or PhD/MSc., in Biological Sciences who has submitted PhD The candidate should have aptitude for research in the field of HIV/AIDS/infectious diseases Experience in Neurohistology, Morphometry and Immunocytochemistry

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 April 2011.

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2 Positions for Postdoctoral and PhD-Students, Germany

The Central Institute of Mental Health (State Foundation) is an internationally renowned
research institute in the field of psychiatry and neuroscience, home of the Department of Psychiatry of the Medical Faculty Mannheim of the University of Heidelberg as well as psychiatric hospital with 255 inpatient and 52 day-hospital beds.

The Central Institute of Mental Health is equipped with a latest generation 210 mm horizontal bore Bruker BioSpec animal system and additional cryogenic MR coils for 1H and 13C detection in the mouse brain as well as two 3 Tesla human whole body MR-scanners. The positions are for two years initially and located in the research group Translational Imaging.
Potential applicants should have a diploma or master in physics, physical chemistry or in biology, neuroscience, or an equivalent field. The ideal candidate from the quantitative sciences has a solid background in NMR physics, signal detection and processing theory, and is familiar with the Bruker Paravision programming environment. Experience in other computer languages, Matlab or IDL, is desirable. Biologists and neuroscientists should have excellent skills in rodent experimentation including neurophysiology experience.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31.01.2011
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