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Applications for JRF post in SCMM

Applications for JRF post in SCMM

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Special Centre for Molecular Medicine 
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067

Date: 01.04.2022

One Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position is available in ICMR sponsored project (ID: 2020-4870) on: "Elucidating the role of clinical anemia in the induction of artemisinin resistance in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum”.

Qualifications for Junior Research Fellow:

Essential: M.Sc. (First Division) in Biotechnology or related areas. The candidate must be NET qualified and must have working experience in handling cells under tissue culture conditions, PCR, gene cloning, recombinant protein expression and purification techniques.

Desirable:  Candidates with prior first-hand experience in handing Plasmodium falciparum and/or mammalian cells under standard tissue culture conditions, their transfections and fluorescence microscopy imaging techniques will be given preference.

Fellowship: Rs. 31,000/month + HRA @27% (Rs. 8370/-)

Tenure: Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. The selected candidate will be appointed on temporary basis, initially for a period of one year, and then may be extended, based on satisfactory performance, by the Principal Investigator for a maximum period of two years or the end of the project, whichever is earlier.

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, (ii) brief resume mentioning the name, date of birth and address of the candidate, (iii) essential qualifications, (iv) desirable qualifications, (v) testimonials, (vi) previous work experience, (vii) self-attested copies of certificates and (viii) name, email and address of two referees, in a single pdf file. Applications should be submitted via email to and latest by 15th April 2022. The subject line of the email should read as “Application for the Post of JRF in ICMR 2020-4870 Project”.

Dr. Souvik Bhattacharjee
3D/FF, Special Centre for Molecular Medicine 
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067.

Phone: +91 9810125616, +91 1126738974.

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.