Junior Research Fellow - Gates EED Study

Careers
Division
Nutrition
Project / Title
Gates EED Study
Contact Person
Lincy Thomas
Contact No
+91-80-49467010 / 49467011
Job Details

Post: Junior Research Fellow

Qualification: MSc Nutrition / Biochemistry.  Must have passed one of these entrance exams - UGC/ICMR/DBT/CSIR for Junior Research Fellow

No. of Vacancies: One

Location: Bangalore

Application Due Date: 27th May, 2017

Salary: Rs. 28,000/pm

Brief Description about the Project:

To assess the effect of environmental enteric dysfunction, a condition characterized by impaired gut function leading to poor nutrient absorption, in children (1.5 to 2 years) on

  1. Protein digestibility by giving labeled mung bean
  2. Amino acid metabolism, specifically tryptophan
  3. Protein synthesis

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assist in screening, recruitment and anthropometry
  • Assist and monitor interviews using field questionnaires
  • Assist and actively take part in administering screening and experimental protocols
  • Recording compliance in subjects till the end of the study
  • Data and record maintenance as per project requirements

Specific Activities:

  • Assist in screening, recruitment and anthropometry
  • Assist and monitor interviews using field questionnaires
  • Assist and actively take part in administering screening and experimental protocols
  • Recording compliance in subjects till the end of the study
  • Data and record maintenance as per project requirements

Key Skills:

  • Communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Willingness to learn newer techniques

To Apply: E-mail cover letter, CV and the names & contact details of referees to nirupama.s@sjri.res.in and cc to hr@sjri.res.in

For more information, please visit our website www.sjri.res.in