Junior Research Fellow

 Manipal, Karnataka


Transcriptional and behavioral mechanisms underlying social isolation stress in Drosophila


The Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal invites applications from eligible candidates for the position of Junior Research Fellow to work under the DBT funded research project in the laboratory of Dr. Pavan Agrawal (Website: https://​www​.agrawal​lab​.com) at the Centre for Molecular Neurosciences, KMC, Manipal. The project will include cutting edge approaches from molecular neuroscience, genomics, bioinformatics, Drosophila genetics and behavioral biology. Candidate will also support the day daily operations of the laboratory. Appropriate training will be provided.

Additional benefit: Selected candidate will have an opportunity for PhD registration at Manipal Academy of Higher Education upon fulfilment of prescribed eligibility criteria.


2+ Years.


Rs. 31,000 per month + 8% HRA for UGC-CSIR/DBT-BET/NET/GATE qualified candidate. Rs. 25, 000 per month + 8% HRA for candidate without UGC-CSIR/DBT-BET/NET/GATE qualifications.


Minimum qualifications- M.Sc. in Life Science subjects or M Pharm. Candidates with UGC-CSIR/NET/GATE/ DBT-BET qualification will be preferred. 

  • The candidate needs to be highly motivated, self-starter and a team player who can work in a highly collaborative and inter-disciplinary environment including researchers, engineers and clinicians. 
  • Candidate with some experience in these areas will be preferred: Drosophila genetics, Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Molecular cloning, Confocal microscopy. 
  • The candidate should be highly organized and be able to manage multiple priorities. Other duties as assigned. 

To Apply

Eligible candidates may apply with a detailed CV, cover letter along with contact details of the two referees, as a single pdf file, on or before July 15, 2022 with the subject line DBT-JRF-Molecular Neurosciences” by email to jobs.​research@​manipal.​edu.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed by e‑mail about the interview date. 

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