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Application for Research Assistant position in SBT

Application for Research Assistant position in SBT

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School of Biotechnology
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi – 110067

Applications are invited for a post of Research Assistant  in an ICMR-funded Project entitled: "Analysis of protein aggregation in sialic acid deficient cells” (Reference Number:20-3314/CMB/Adhoc-BMS)'' at School of Biotechnology, JNU. The selected candidate will be appointed purely on temporary basis, initially for one year that may be extended based on the performance on yearly basis till the completion of project.

Position: Research Assistant (1)

Essential Qualifications & Experience: Candidate must have a Master’s degree (with minimum 55% marks) in Biotechnology/Biochemistry/ Microbiology /Life Sciences/ Biosciences or any other related field with relevant experience.

Desirable: Basic knowledge of working in the molecular biology laboratory with mammalian cells alongwith basic computational skills would be a plus. Also NET qualified candidates may get preference.

Salary: Rs. 9300-34800 GP 4200 p.m.

Appointment will be purely on temporary basis and co-terminus with the project. The eligible candidates may further be shortlisted based on qualifications/experience depending on the number of applications received.

Interested candidates may apply by sending an application along with the brief resume to the address mentioned below mentioning the name of the project and post applied for (on the cover of the envelope). The application may be submitted either by person or by registered post or email.

Application Deadline: Application will be accepted till 30th September 2022.

Hard copy of the application along with the copy of biodata, supporting documents for educational qualification and professional experience. Biodata of the applicant must include name, date of birth/age, contact address, contact number, essential/technical/professional qualifications and details of research/professional experience should reach to

Dr. Ranjana Arya (PI)
Assistant Professor
127, School of Biotechnology
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067
Email: ra.sbtjnu@gmail.comNote:

1. Incomplete applications will be rejected and any further request will not be entertained.
2. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear in the interview at SBT, JNU and no other communications in this regard will be entertained.
3. TA/DA will not be paid for appearing in interview.
4. Walk-in-interview may be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates

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.