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Applications for Research Associate post in SBT

Applications for Research Associate post in SBT

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School of Biotechnology,
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067

Applications are invited for a Research Associate post for a DST-SERB funded project entitled “Modulation of structure, aggregation and amyloid fibril formation in α-synuclein and its familial mutants A53T, E46K and H50Q involved in Parkinson’s disease by naturally occurring anthocyanins” at School of Biotechnology, JNU.

Position:  One post

Essential Qualification:  Candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in Biotechnology/ Biological Science/Biophysics/ Biochemistry or any other related discipline with good academic and publication record.
Desirable: Experience in Protein expression and purification, site-directed mutagenesis, biophysical investigation using CD, fluorescence, FTIR, and experience in TEM/AFM, Cell culture and Confocal imaging techniques.

Salary: As per the norms of the funding agency and the University.

Appointment will be made purely on a temporary basis and is co-terminus with the project. The candidates may further be shortlisted based on their qualifications and relevant experience depending on the number of applicants. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

The last date for the application is May 8, 2023 has been extended till 15th May, 2023.

Interested candidates should submit their application with a cover letter and CV and self-attested copies of qualifications and experience via post to the following address:

Prof. Rajiv Bhat

Room No. 104
School of Biotechnology
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067

Only shortlisted candidates shall be communicated to appear for an offline interview and no other communications in this regard will be entertained. Selection Committee’s decisions shall be considered as final.

Current Recruitment

A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.