Research Assistant at NIMHANS, Bengaluru: Apply by July 31: Expired

Applications are invited from eligible candidates, for filling up the post of “Research Assistant” on contract basis in NIMHANS funded project entitled “Understanding and estimating the prevalence of perceived high support needs among persons with benchmark disabilities and their family caregivers- A community-based study” – under Dr. Hareesh Angothu, Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Principal Investigator, NIMHANS, Bengaluru.

The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences is a medical institution in Bengaluru, India. NIMHANS is the apex centre for mental health and neuroscience education in the country. It is an Institute of National Importance operates autonomously under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. 

Educational Qualification

M. Phil Psychiatric Social worker Or MSW with experience of working in a mental health setting. Proficiency in Kannada speaking and writing is essential.


Knowledge of severe mental disorders, experience of conducting research with patient, carers or healthcare staff. Basic computer knowledge.

Description of Work

Has to visit homes of persons with disabilities residing within Chikkaballapur district for conducting home based interviews. This work involves frequent travel within Chikkaballapur District

Maximum Age Limit

35 Years


Rs. 25,000/- p.m. (Consolidated)

Duration of the Employment

10 months. Initial appointment will be made for 6 months, extendable based on the performance of the candidate

How to Apply?
  • Eligible Candidates fulfilling the criteria may email their application – self declaration form as provided, along with resume, age proof, copy of mark sheets and certificates, if any to drhareesh@nimhans.ac.in.
  • The candidates, who apply should invariably mention the Notification No., Date, email ID, Contact No. & Postal address, failing which the application will not be considered.
  • Eligible candidates will be shortlisted. Interview will be conducted on-line and the details will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates.
  • The last date for receipt of filled in softcopy of the applications along with the relevant documents is 31.07.2021. Applications received later will not be entertained.
Application Deadline

July 31, 2021

Click here to view the official notification for the post of Research Assistant at NIMHANS, Bengaluru.

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