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Recruitment @ JNU

Recruitment @ JNU

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School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi 110067

Applications are invited for a purely temporary post of Junior Research Fellow in a project funded by SERB entitledStudy the metabolome, transcriptome and proteome of Khera  Dapini (Premna herbacea), an important medicinal and wild vegetable crop widely used in Northeast India

Eligibility /Qualification required: M.Sc in any branch of biological sciences/ Bioinformatics. The candidate should be CSIR/UGC/NET/GATE qualified.

Desirable: Candidates with prior experience of working in transcriptomes /non coding RNAs analysis, marker genotyping (SSRs/SNP), plant metabolite analysis, Protein extraction and analysis, Basic molecular Biology and plant pathology areas.

Fellowship amount: Rs 25,000/ + Permissible House Rent Allowance

Tenure: The position is purely temporary, renewable after one year and will continue until May 2022 (the end of project) based on satisfactory performance.

Application Deadline: Application will be accepted till 25th April 2021

The willing eligible candidates may send application along with a copy of Biodata and prior publications (if any) to Dr. Nirala Ramchiary, Room No 229, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067, INDIA through email

Special Centre for Molecular Medicine
Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi – 110067                                                                                                               

Advertisement for Research Assistant Position - (1)

Applications were invited for post of Research Assistant in DST-SERB Funded Project entitled: Functional characterization of cell division protein FtsZ and its co-ordination with DNA replication in human pathogenic bacteria Helicobacter pylori.

The selected candidate will be appointed purely on temporary basis initially for one year that may be extended based on the performance.

Qualifications & Experience: Graduation in Engineering/Medicine/Pharma or graduation in Science (with first class or above) with minimum one year research experience preferably in molecular/ cell biology technique and cell culture as per the requirement of the project.

The candidate should preferably be with Life Sciences back ground. Prior research experience and published research publication in the related field are desirable.

Salary: (As per the norms of the university and funding agency.)

Interested candidates may apply by sending an application along with the brief resume (clearly mentioning the essential qualification and desirable qualification) and testimonials (preferably a single pdf file) to the e-mail address mentioned below mentioning the name of the post applied for in the subject of the e-mail. No hard copy is required.

The application should contain name, date of birth/age, address, essential / technical / professional qualifications experiences, research work, and name, contact number and e-mail address of two referees and should reach to the undersigned on or before Dated 27th April, 2021.

Prof. Suman Kumar Dhar
(Principal Investigator)
Special Centre for Molecular Medicine
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067


  1. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear for interview (preferably online) and no other communications in this regard will be entertained.

School of Computational & Integrative Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067


Applications are invited for the following purely temporary post in the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) funded project entitled "Role of water in the early events of Protein Unfolding with pressure by Extreme Computing: Impossible is nothing" at the School of Computational & Integrative Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Research Associate-I (one post)

Essential Qualifications: The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Chemistry/Physics/Computational biology and related disciplines. Extensive experience in computational work in Ph.D. is required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Demonstrable experience in using molecular dynamics (MD) simulation for complex biological problems (in terms of research publications). Experience in studying protein folding and unfolding. Knowledge of at least one programming language. Familiarity with modern tools of MD data analysis. Good knowledge of statistical mechanics. Experience in using supercomputing resources.

The position is completely temporary and co-terminus with the project. The initial appointment will be for one year, which can be extended on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. The eligible candidates may further be shortlisted based on the qualification/experience depending on the total number of applications received. JNU may select candidate against the above posts depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate and reserves the right to relax any of the qualification(s) in case the candidate is found otherwise well qualified by the Selection Committee. Salary and other conditions of the Research Associate-I position will be as per the rules of the funding agency and university.

Candidates who have submitted their Ph.D. thesis but have not received their degrees can apply. However, the designation and salary of such a candidate, if selected, will be as per the funding agency and university rules.

Eligible candidates may apply by sending their complete application to latest by April 20, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed for an online interview.

Hard copy of the application will NOT be accepted.

Dr. Pradipta Bandyopadhyay

School of Computational & Integrative Sciences,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi – 110067


School of Biotechnology
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067

Applications are invited for a temporary position of Project Associate-1 (ONE Post) in a DBT funded project. The details are provided below.

About the project

Artificial Intelligence-based analysis of biological images.

Essential Qualification

Master’s Degree in Natural or Agricultural Sciences / M.VSc. or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine from a recognized University or equivalent.


Candidate MUST have prior experience with image analysis using deep learning.

The candidate should be familiar with, and be passionate about Data Science and Biological Data. It is not required for the candidate to understand Biology or be someone with a background/degree in Biology/Biotechnology/ Life Science/related area but the candidate needs to be analytical minded, and should be willing to work independently and with biological data. The position does not require conducting experiments in the lab.

Consolidated fixed emoluments per month

  1. 31,000/- + HRA for those who are selected through (a) National Eligibility Tests - CSlR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE or (b) A selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions.
  2. 25,000/- + HRA for others who do not fall under (i) above.

Age Limit

35 years

No of position


Duration of appointment

Till 30th August 2022 subject to approval of the competent authority and satisfactory progress during the project.

Nature of appointment

Temporary and co-terminus with the project.

Mode of selection

Candidates will be shortlisted based on qualification and prior experience followed by personal interview. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the selection committee will interview the candidates via online mode. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated via e-mail to appear in the online interview.

Applications received till

6 PM of 15th Apr 2021

Date & Time of interview

Date and Time to be communicated at a later stage only to the shortlisted candidates.

How to apply?

Send an email to Professor Binay Panda, School of Biotechnology, JNU at with current CV and contact number. If you are a currently enrolled/working in an institution, it is recommended that you use the institutional email ID to send the email. If you are not currently enrolled/working, use an email ID that can be authenticated.


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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.