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Guest Lecturer in Political Geography

Centre for International Politics, Organization & Disarmament
School of International Studies
Jawaharlal Nehru University

Guest Teacher Recruitment

Applications are invited for 01 position of Guest Teacher/ Lecturer in the POG Division, CIPOD/SIS

Post Name: Guest Lecturer in Political Geography


Minimum Qualification

1. As per the qualifications prescribed by the UGC /University for recruitment of regular teacher at the level of Assistant Professor.

2. M.A in Geography.

3. M.Phil /Ph.D in Political Geography/Geography

Desirable Qualification:

1. Research Publications in Political Geography and related fields

Selected candidateis expected to assist in teaching and associated duties of M.Phil courses of the Political Geography Division for the Winter Semester 2019, beginning January 4, 2019

Interested candidates may submit their applications on plain paper along wih curriculum vitae (giving complete postal address, telephone no. email address, educational qualifications, teaching or other experience, passport size photograph and photocopies of marksheets/certificates). The application must reach the office of the CIPOD, SIS-I (Room no. 216) by 28 December  (Friday) by 5.00 pm. Remuneration will be as per UGC guidelines.

Applications Open on: Friday, 14 December, 2018

Last Date for Submitting Applications: Friday, 28 December,2018


Application for office Assistant/Computer Operator

Centre for Historical Studies

CHS Office is looking for office Assistant/Computer Operator purely on contractual basis for three months. The qualifications for the candidates are as follows:

Essential Qualifications:

  1. Graduate and Above
  2. Computer proficiency in all MS Office applications (diploma/degree from Government recognized institution)

Job Description:

The candidate is expected to work for the UGC-CAS Programme of CHS. He/ She must assist in organizing and maintaining files, typing out the documents, maintaining the registers and accounts, operate e-office etc.

Selection Procedure:

Interview and practical test for Computer proficiency


Salary will be Rs.18,337/- per month (as per the Minimum Wage Act of Government of Delhi)

Interested candidates may forward their CV along with contact number and e-mail address to or drop their CV at CHS office, room no 329, SSS-III Building, JNU latest by 30th December 2018 till 4.30 pm.

Applications for Senior Research Fellow Position

School of Environmental Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University

Applications are invited for the following purely temporary position in the DBT funded project “Reviving the Abandoned Antibiotics using Analogues of Alpha-Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus”

Senior Research Fellow (One position)

Salary: Rs. 28000 + 30% HRA per month

•    Master’s degree in Life Sciences/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Biophysics/Molecular Biology or related fields with strong academic record
•    Should be NET (CSIR / UGC / ICMR)/ GATE qualified
•    Minimum two years of research experience in the field of Antibacterial research
•    Candidate should have publication(s) in reputed international journal(s)

Candidates will be short-listed initially based on work experience, and only the short-listed candidates will be called for interview. The selected candidates will be appointed on purely temporary basis, initially for a period of one year or till his/her services are required by the project director or till the validity of the project, whichever is earliest.

Application on plain paper (hard copy only not by e-mail) indicating name, date of birth/age, address, technical/professional qualifications, experiences, research work, list of publications, should reach to Prof. Kasturi Mukhopadhyay, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067, on or before 26th December, 2018. Please note that no TA / DA will be paid for attending the interview for the said position.

Kasturi Mukhopadhyay
School of Environmental Sciences,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi 110067

Application for Junior Research Fellow post

School of Biotechnology
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi – 110 067

Post: Junior Research Fellow

Applications are invited for the above post on purely temporary basis in the DBT funded project entitled “A study on host cellular nucleolin and virus nucleoprotein interplay in influenza A virus infection (DBT/SBT/SMR/2018-21) in the laboratory of undersigned. The project duration is for three years. The desired qualifications and emoluments are as follows:

Essential qualifications: Masters Degree or equivalent in Biotechnology/ Life sciences/ /Biochemistry or any other related area.

Desirable qualifications: Prior experience in molecular biology/molecular virology/animal tissue culture will be preferred.

Emoluments: As per the norms of the funding agency

Application on a plain paper along with CV and one reference letter should reach the undersigned on or before December 24, 2018. Applications sent through email will not be considered.

Dr. S M Rajala
School of Biotechnology
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi – 110 067
Ph.011-2673 8752

Application for Research Assistant post

School of Physical Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi 110067

Recruitment for Project

Date: 29 November 2018

Applications are invited from citizens of India for filling up the following temporary position in a DST-sponsored fellowship project undertaken in the School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067. This position is temporary: for a maximum period of three years and tenable only for the duration of the project. The requisite qualifications and experience are specified below.

Project Title  : J.C. Bose Fellowship

Funding Agency : Department of Science and Technology (DST)

Principal Investigator : Prof. Sanjay Puri

Position : Research Assistant (One post)

Consolidated Salary : Rs. 20,000 per month

Qualifications and Experience :

  1. M.Sc. in Physics with at least 55 percent marks.
  2. At least 3 years research experience in computational statistical physics.

Candidates possessing requisite qualifications may apply by email only to the email address below, stating the project title along with CV.

Last date for applications: 1 January 2019 by 5.00 p.m.

Prof. Sanjay Puri
School of Physical Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi 110067

Application for JRF position

School of Biotechnology


A  JRF position is available in a DBT funded project of Dr.  S.  S.  Maitra , associate professor , School of Biotechnology , JNU with possibility of training in IIT Guwahati  .  The area of research is  in metagenomics  and bio-process development.

Key skills required:

(1)   Ability to isolate total DNA from soil or other environmental samples.

(2)  PCR.

(3) Ability to isolate pure cultures from complex microbial consortia.  

Some knowledge of  Bio-informatics and phylogenetic analysis   will be also required . The candidate may have to travel to unpleasant sites like Municipal Solid Waste dumps or to distant places in North East to collect soil samples.

Remuneration:  Rs. 25000/ + Rs. 7500/ per month.    Project will be valid till 29/09/2021

Qualifications:   M.Sc. in  Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology   or  M. Tech. in. Biotechnology  with NET/GATE/ BET ( category –II)  qualified.

Apply   via  e-mail  with bio-data and two references   to   with  DBT  JRF in the subject line  and also send a  hard copy   to the following  address Dr.   S.   S.   Maitra ,  Room  No. 103 ,  School of Biotechnology , JNU ,  New  Delhi-110067

The above mentioned position is completely temporary and is co-terminus with the project. Appointed person   will be expected to stay in the laboratory for the entire period of the project.   Apply  within   20th   December 2018.  No  TA/DA  shall be paid for appearing in the interview.