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Applications for Project Scientist in SCIS

Applications for Project Scientist in SCIS

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School of Computational & Integrative Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067

(Candidates who applied in response to earlier advertisements are request to apply again)

Applications are invited for the following post in the DBT funded project entitled “Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: Infrastructure, Education, Training and Research in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi” at the School of Computational & Integrative Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Project Scientist-I: Doctoral Degree in Science/ Engineering or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology (Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Plant Biology or any other related field) from a recognized Institute/ University.  

Desirable: Two years of experience in large-scale biological data analysis/ developing Bioinformatics or related software tools/ databases with a proven record of publications and/or software products in the public domain.

The project Scientist will be responsible for carrying out research activities in the field of Bioinformatics and emerging computational technologies, needed for data analyses, creating web and standalone tools in this area. He/she may be engaged in teaching/ training on the topics of Bioinformatics/ Computational biology, helping SCIS faculty in preparing manuscripts and research grant applications/ reports from time to time as per the time schedule advised by the PI. Salaries will be as per DBT guidelines from time to time (currently Rs 56,000+24%HRA).

The selected candidates will be appointed on purely temporary basis initially for a period of six months, which may be extended further based on the performance evaluation and subject to the availability/ release of funds by the sponsoring body (DBT).

How to apply: Interested candidates may apply for the position by sending their detailed Curriculum Vitae through an online application system using the following link.

1.    Candidates will be shortlisted based on qualification and suitability for the project. Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview. Candidates will participate in the process at their own expenses as no TA/DA will be permissible.

Last date to apply: May 25, 2023 (5:00 pm IST)

For any other queries, please contact
Mr Narender Pavan (

On behalf of
Prof Shandar Ahmad,
Principal Investigator/ Coordinator,
DBT-Bioinformatics Center (DBT-BIC),
School of Computational & Integrative Sciences,
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi – 110067

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.