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Applications for Jr. Research Fellow in SPS

Applications for Jr. Research Fellow in SPS

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School of Physical Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi-110067

Dated: 23/05/2023

Applications from Indian nationals are invited for Project Appointment under the following joint project of Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram and Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi. Appointment shall be on contractual basis, renewable yearly or upto the duration of the project, whichever is earlier.

Title of the Project
: Development of Portable Raman Spectrometer for identifying the amyloid deposition in the peripheral region of the body
Funding Agency
Department of Science and Technology
Name of Principal Investigator
: Dr. Shilpi Agarwal, (
: School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi
Duration of Project:
3 Years
: Jr. Research Fellow (1 post)
Fellowship/pay-slab: Rs. 31000/- p.m. plus HRA

Good Academic records with a Master's Degree in
Physics/Applied Physics and qualified National
Eligibility Tests
- CSIR-UGC JRF/NET or GATE or Equivalent qualification/fellowship.
in programming language (Python,Matlab), Raman Spectroscopy and optical system design is desirable.

Note: Candidate should be willing to work at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.

Interested candidates may send their application along with the brief resume (clearly mentioning the essential qualifications and desired qualification) and testimonial (preferably a single PDF file) to the email address given below mentioning the name of the post applied for in the subject of the email.

The email application with name, photo, Father’s Name, Date of birth, Age, Category, address of Communication, email ID, mobile no., essential/technical/professional/ desirable qualification, experience and research work should be reach the undersigned on or before 5th June 2023.

Dr Shilpi Agarwal
(Principal investigator)

School of Physical Sciences,

Jawaharlal Nehru University,

New Delhi 110067

Note: The date of interview will be informed later on to the short listed candidates through email/phone.

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.