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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is one of the fastest growing multi-campus, multi-disciplinary Universities in India, with a total of 17,000 students, 1700 faculty members, more than 200 funded research projects, about 20 centers of international excellence in various fields, and active ongoing international collaborative activities with more than 30 eminent universities in America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. It is the only private university in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, to be ranked in the top A Category by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development of India, and is the youngest university to be awarded the top A grade by national accreditation agencies.

Applications are invited for the positions available in School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, for engaging a Junior Research Fellow to work on a computational neuroscience R&D project in the field of cerebellar physiology modeling. The posts are purely on contract; initially for a period of 6 months, and after evaluations will be extendable until January 2022 or co-terminus with the project. There is no provision for re-employment after termination of the project. The selected candidates will be evaluated on year to year basis and extension will be granted only on satisfactory progress/performance after each year.

Duration: 3 (Three) Years (or up to termination of the project)

Essential Qualifications: M.Tech or M.Sc. in Bioinformatics or equivalent with at least 60% marks. Candidates with knowledge of detailed biophysical modeling for computational neuroscience and modeling in population activity and systems theory is essential.

Emoluments: As per DST, Govt. of India rules

How to Apply: Send email with experience related to modeling cerebellar biophysics or neuronal biophysics to shyam@amrita.edu.

Last Date for Receipt of Application: January 5, 2019.

Number of positions: 
Contact Details: 

Prof. Shyam Diwakar, 
(Principal Investigator)
Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology Labs
Amrita School of Biotechnology
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Amritapuri campus, Clappana P. O.
Kollam, Kerala. Pin: 690 525

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