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Applications for PRS-I and PTS-III in SLS

Applications for PRS-I and PTS-III in SLS

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Jawaharlal Nehru University
School of Life Sciences
New Delhi-110067


Applications are invited on a plain paper for purely temporary positions for one Project Research Scientist-I (Non-Medical) and one Project Technical Support III in a project entitled "Study of the development of radioresistance mechanism in oral cancer via single-cell profiling of patient-derived tumor models.” funded by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, India.

(A) Project Research Scientist- I (Non-Medical) (01)
Essential Qualification:

1.  First Class Post Graduate Degree, including the integrated PG degrees in Biological Sciences, or
2. Second Class Post Graduate Degree, including the integrated PG degrees with Ph.D. in Biological Sciences.
Desirables:  The candidate should have working experience for mammalian cell culture, western blotting, PCR, and animal tumor models. The candidate is also desired to have knowledge/exposure to transcriptomics and proteomics of tumor samples and management of research project.
Salary: Rs. 56000/- + (27% HRA) p.m.
Maximum Age limit:- 35 years (Age relaxation will be in accordance with Government of India instructions).

(B) Project Technical Support - III (01)
Essential Qualification:
Three year graduate in relevant subject/ field + three year experience or PG in Relevant Subject/Field.
Desirables: A candidate with work experience in a biological laboratory, preparation of various reagents, and maintenance of project records will be preferred.
The Project Technical Support-III is required to have sufficient experience in research project management including laboratory work, procurement, animal care and handling, and sample transportation.
Salary: Rs. 28000/- + (27% HRA) p.m
Maximum Age limit: 35 years (Age relaxation will be in accordance with Government of India instructions.)

Duration of the project: The selected candidate will be appointed on a purely temporary basis till the duration of the project (3 years) following the satisfactory annual progress.

How to Apply: The application should indicate name, address, date of birth/age, photo, academic/technical/professional qualifications, research experience, list of published papers and references. The signed PDF copy of the completed application should be sent through e-mail at:

Deadline: On or before 04 June 2024 till 5 PM.

Project Director
Prof. Rana P. Singh
School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067

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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.