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Clinical Research Training Program Fellowship in Neuromodulation in Psychiatry at NIMHANS Bengaluru [5 Positions]: Apply by Feb 28

Applications are invited for Clinical Research Training Program Fellowship in Neuromodulation in Psychiatry at NIMHANS Bengaluru for the year 2022. The last date of application is 28 February.

About the Fellowship

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the “Clinical Research Training Program Fellowship in Neuromodulation in Psychiatry” in the DBT Wellcome Trust India Alliance supported “Clinical Research Centre for Neuromodulation in Psychiatry”.

This Fellowship program is initiated under this Clinical Research Centre with a specific focus on training needs in area of neuromodulation. The training program will involve neuromodulatory techniques [Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and others] offering alternative treatment avenues for pharmaco-resistant psychiatric disorders.

Cutting edge basic research, as well as clinical/translational research will be ensembled to examine the role of these & other related neuromodulation techniques in psychiatry. This program would be jointly carried out at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru; Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP), Ranchi; Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal. Each fellow will be primarily placed in one of three institutes.

No. of Fellowships

  • NIMHANS, Bengaluru: 03 (Three)
  • CIP, Ranchi: 01 (One)
  • KMC, Manipal: 01 (One)

Eligibility

MBBS or equivalent qualification from a recognized University / Institution or M.D in Psychiatry or equivalent qualification from a recognized University / Institution.

Upper Age Limit: 40 Years

Duration

3 Years. The fellow should demonstrate satisfactory progress as per 6-monthly assessments based on skills acquired, significant achievements in the assigned clinical research project. It is mandatory for the fellows to complete 3 years of training to be eligible for fellowship certificate.

Application

Eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria, may apply by sending their application in the prescribed format (enclosed herewith), copies of age proof documents and certificates of academic qualification, and experience by email to neuromodulation.crc[at]gmail.com as well as fill-up the google form.

The application should mandatorily include email ID, contact No. & postal address, and a sample research project of maximum 1000 words for evaluation of the applicant. The application should be appended with minimum two “Letters of Support” from supervisors/guides under whom the candidate has earlier worked/studied and a letter of commitment for 3 years.

Important dates

  • The last date for receipt of applications along with the relevant documents (including the google form entry) is 28 February 2022.
  • Earliest Start Date: 01 April 2022
  • Latest Start Date: 30 June 2022

Amount

For Post-MBBS: Salary of Junior Resident commensurate with years of experience [Year-wise Basic Pay / month: Year-1: Rs.56,100, Year-2: Rs.57,800, Year-3: Rs.59,500, Year-4: Rs.67,700]

For Post-MD: Salary of Senior Resident Commensurate with the Years of Experience; those candidates that have completed two years of senior residency will be paid the salary of third year senior residency for the entire duration of the fellowship [Year-wise Basic Pay: Rs.67,700 (Year-1), Rs.69,700 (Year-2), Rs.71,800 (Year-3)]

Click here to view the official notification of Clinical Research Training Program Fellowship in Neuromodulation in Psychiatry at NIMHANS Bengaluru.


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