NIMHANS announced job notification for the post of Assistant Professor has been released officially. DNB, MS/MD pass Can apply for this job openings. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria alone can apply on the official website The application process ends on 17.07.2021.

Qualification Details:-

Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for filling up the below mentioned posts on contract basis in the Wellcome Trust, UK funded project entitled “ Learn, Assess, Manage, Prevent for Relapse in Early Psychosis / Smartphone Health Assessment for Relapse Prevention (LAMP– REP/SHARP study)” under Dr. Urvakhsh M Mehta, Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Principal Investigator


a) Name of the Post : Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

b) No. of Post: 01 (One)

c) Educational Qualification: M.D in Psychiatry/ M.D Psychological Medicine/ DNB Psychiatry or equivalent qualification from a recognized University / Institution. Experience 03 years teaching and /or research experience in a recognized institution in the subject of specialty after obtaining the qualifying degree as above

d) Desirable Qualifications: 1. Experience in conducting research studies in patients with severe mental disorders like schizophrenia*

2. Clinical and Research Experience in using standardized clinical and cognitive assessments in schizophrenia*

3. Research experience in longitudinal / prospective studies or randomized control trials in schizophrenia*

4. Research experience in technology-based delivery of mental health services*

5. At least 3 years of experience in supervising and manpower training in the management of severe mental disorders like schizophrenia**

6. Experience in mentoring psychiatry trainees** The candidate should provide a point-wise response in a tabular format to all the above-listed desirable qualifications (i.e. Nos 1 to 6) indicating Yes (OR) No. A “Yes” response should be supported with details as below:

e) Desirable qualifications: indicated with (*) should be supported by at least one peer-reviewed publication Desirable qualifications indicated with (**) should be supported by at least one letter of recommendation confirming the details of the experience.

f) Work location: NIMHANS, Bengaluru

g) Field visits, Out of state travel Yes – with intermittent travel to the collaborating institutes, contingent upon feasibility owing to the evolving pandemic situation

h) Pay : Rs. 1,40,000/- per month consolidated

i) Duration of the post : 15 months Initial appointment will be made for a period of six months, which will be extendable every six months for 15 months or till the end of the project depending upon the performance of the candidate


Upper Age Limit 50 Years


1. No applications shall be entertained if it is incomplete/received after the last date prescribed

2.Only selected candidates fulfilling the need of the project will be contacted for interview. The final selection of candidates will be on the basis of personal interview.

3.The institute will not take responsibility for postal delay or e-mail failure (if any)

4.In case if it is felt necessary, the Institute may not fill up any or all of the above posts and if so, no separate intimation will be given to the candidates.

5.No separate intimation will be given to the ineligible candidates.

6.Age relaxation will be given as per GOI rules.


National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore.

How to Apply:-

Eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria, may apply by sending their resume, copies of certificates of the Age Proof, Academic Qualification, Experience Certificate & documents to support the desirable qualifications (as detailed above) and a 500 word write-up on “what make you think that you should be part of this digital initiative” by email to Candidates who apply, should invariably mention the Notification No. Date, email ID, Contact No. & Postal Address, failing which the application will not be considered. The last date for receipt of applications along with the relevant documents is 17.07.2021

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