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Applications for JRF in SCIS

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

Advertisement for Junior Research Fellow(JRF) - (1)

Applications are invited from sincere, motivated and hardworking individuals for a post in DST, India funded Project entitled: " Invading Nucleosome: Understanding How Cells Recruit Proteins at Target DNA Sites (Reference Number: CRG/2019/001001)''. The selected candidate will be appointed purely on temporary basis, initially for six months as a JRF that may be extended further based on candidate’s performance.

Position: Junior Research Fellow(1)
Qualifications & Experience:
Candidate must have a consistently good academic record with high motivation for research.

Academic Background: M.Sc in Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics/Biophysics or allied subjects.

Desirable: Proficiency in computer programming, and analytical techniques. Preference will be given to candidates with prior research experience of more than one year.

Salary: Consolidated Rs. 31,000 per month for JRF period and Rs. 35,000 per month for SRF period.

Interested candidates need to send an application along with CV and NET/GATE certificate through email to the PI with the name of the project mentioned in the subject.
Name, address, contact number and email address of at least one referee must be enclosed with the application. The last date for the application is 20th December 2021.

Dr. Arnab Bhattacharjee (Principal Investigator)
School of Computational and Integrative Sciences,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi-110067

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear for an online interview at SCIS, JNU and no other communications 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.