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Applications for Research Assistant position in CESP, SSS

Applications for Research Assistant position in CESP, SSS

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Centre for Economics Studies and Planning
School of Social Science-II
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Applications are invited from Candidates for the post of “Research Assistant” for the ICSSR Funded Major Project awarded to the undersigned titled, “Impact Analysis of International Migration and Diaspora on Economy and Society: A Case Study of Punjab and Haryana”. The post is temporary and could be extended as per requirement and based on the candidate’s performance.

Positions: - Research Assistant (01)

Duration: -9 months(may be extended as per the requirement)

Qualification: - Postgraduate in Social Science/ Economics with a minimum 55 percent marks.

Remuneration :- Rs. 37000/-per month

Process of application: Interested candidates may apply for the position by sending the latest CV with self-attested copies of degrees and certificates in a single PDF file via e-mail at by ( date). The applicant should mention “Application for the Research Assistant post for ICSSR Major Research Project” in the subject line.

The last date for application is : 15th June,2024

The interview details (date and time) will be communicated via email. Original documents supporting the educational qualification and experience certificates must be produced during the interview.

Please note that no TA/DA will be provided to attend the interview.

Dr. Pardeep S. Chauhan
Director ,ICSSR Major Research Project

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.