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Applications for RA position in SCMM

Applications for RA position in SCMM

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Applications are invited for the following purely temporary posts in the ICMR funded project entitled “Novel strategy for the discovery of Biomarker and therapy for Latent Tuberculosis”. File No. F.No.61/03/2022-IMM/BMS

Position: Research Associate (RA)

Salary: @Rs.58000/- per month + 27%HRA

Essential Qualification: PhD in Molecular Medicine or associated fields.

Experience: Candidates with experience in host-pathogen interaction, drug discovery, cell biology, biochemistry and microscopy, good oral and written communication skills and ability to work independently are preferred. At least two publications in a peer-reviewed international journal. Previous research experience and practical knowledge of working with mammalian culture and mycobacterial culture is required.

The attested copies of the certificates and proofs of research experience (if any) are to be attached with the soft copy of the application.

Eligible candidates may apply by sending their complete application to

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted till 7th June, 2024.

Prof. Gobardhan Das
Special Center for Molecular Medicine
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067

Note: No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview for the said position. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear for the interview and no other communication in this regard will be entertained.

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.