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Special Centre for Nanoscience (SCNS),
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi- 110067

Applications are invited for the Junior Research Fellow (one post) in the SERB funded project titled  Direct and Indirect Measurements on Electrocaloric Effect in ABO3-type Perovskite Structured Materials for Next Generation Refrigeration Technology” in the laboratory of Dr. Satyendra Singh, Special Centre for Nanoscience (SCNS), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067.

Essential Qualifications: The applicant must have M.Sc/M.Tech degree in Physics/Materials Science with a minimum of 55 % marks and should have qualified UGC/CSIR-NET or GATE. Additionally, the candidate should have at-least one year experimental work experience in the Physics/Materials Science laboratory.

Desirable Qualifications: Candidates having previous experience in synthesis and characterization of ceramics with knowledge of Electrocaloric Effect are strongly encouraged to apply.

Fellowship: Rs. 31,000/- plus 24% HRA per month (As per SERB norms).

Duration: The post is co-terminus with the project and the selected candidate will be appointed on a purely temporary basis initially for a period of one year which will be renewed, based on satisfactory performance, for a maximum period of three years.

Interested candidates may send their applications by email only. Hard copies of applications will not be accepted. Applications must include the following: (i) cover letter with recent Photograph, (ii) brief resume mentioning the name, date of birth, names of father and mother, AADHAR number, telephone/mobile no., email address, permanent and correspondence address (iii) details of education career/essential qualifications (starting from high school or equivalent), (iv) desirable qualifications, (v) testimonials, (vi) previous work experience, (vii) self-attested copies of certificates and (viii) name, phone number, email and address of two referees, in only one consolidated PDF file. Applications should be submitted via email to latest by 05.02.2021. The subject line of the email should read as “Application for the Post of JRF in SERB Project”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed via online mode and the date of the interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates through email/phone. JNU reserves the right to relax any of the qualification criteria in case the candidate is found otherwise well qualified by the Selection Committee.

Dr. Satyendra Singh
(Principal Investigator),
Special Centre for Nanoscience,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi-110067

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.