Project Associate/ JRF Under ICMR Funded Project at IIT Mandi: Apply by July 26: Expired

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Applications are invited for Project Associate/ JRF Under ICMR Funded Project at IIT Mandi for the year 2021. The last date of application is 26 July.

Online applications are invited for the post of a Project Associate-I (One-JRF) in a ICMR funded research project.

Project Title

High-resolution plasma proteomic and lipidomic analyses for fibrosis-related metabolic assessment in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) patients in India: A Multi-Center based study.

Project details

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a clinical condition characterized by biventricular or left ventricular dilation and systolic impairment. DCM is one of the main contributors towards heart failure (HF) progression. Recent reports indicate that, deaths caused by DCM have been increasing in India in the last two decades.

Although about 10% of the disease load have been explained by genetic mutations; the heterogenic pathophysiology of DCM has remained largely unexplained. Genetic, epigenetic, inflammation and several other stimuli can culminate towards the dilation of left ventricle of the heart leading to DCM. Due to its heteronomous etiology, timely clinical diagnosis becomes very challenging.

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Thus, there is a need for the discovery of new biomarkers of DCM in India. Currently, the state-of-the-art systems-biology based developments pose a new opportunity with extended capabilities for in-depth analyses of biofluids for the discovery of new biomarkers. This in turn will certainly improve the etiology driven personalized approach for clinical care in patients with DCM in India.

  • M.Sc. in related branch of life Sciences with 60% marks or equivalent CGPA. Candidates with NET/GATE qualification and/or experience in working in plasma proteomics will be given preference in shortlisting for interview.
  • Age Limit: Maximum 28 years as on the date of advertisement. (SC/ST/OBC and physically handicapped candidates will be entitled for the relaxation in age limit as per the government norms).
Roles & Responsibilities

The candidate must be comfortable with performing extensive fieldwork in coordinating clinical sites (IGMC-Shimla, AIIMS-New Delhi) with IIT-Mandi including – Interaction with patients for recruitment in the study sample transport, maintaining clinical records such as detailed filled questionnaire, consent forms, sample storage etc. The candidate needs to perform all the basic wet-lab experiments
with the patient sample, help in the lab for preparing buffers and other related work, analyse data, and help in preparing reports.


Till 15th February, 2022. The selected candidate has to join immediately. On the basis of the performance the candidate’s tenured may be extended up to three years. The selected staff may be provided with an opportunity to pursue Ph.D. degree subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria and satisfying the academic selection norms.


Interested and eligible candidates may apply with an updated resume (in PDF file) mentioning personal details and academic qualifications with the file name “ICMR_first name_last name” and email to the ID (The subject line of the email should be ‘Application for the post of project associate’). The candidate should clearly mention the details about NET/GATE qualification (Year, rank, Score etc.) and work experience, if they have, in the resume.

Important date

Last date of resume submission: 26th July 2021.


Rs. 31,000/- p.m + HRA as per guidelines (subject to fulfilling eligibility criteria).

Click here to view the official notification of Project Associate/ JRF Under ICMR Funded Project at IIT Mandi.

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