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SRF position in SCMM

SRF position in SCMM

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Special Centre for Molecular Medicine
Jawaharlal Nehru University

Applications are invited from the qualified and interested candidates for the following one (1) post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) on a purely temporary basis for a SERB Sponsored Project (No. CRG/2022/002124) entitled “Study of Epigenetic Regulation of ERK-5 by Histone Methylase, Enhancer of Zeste Homolog (EZH)-2, during ox-LDL-induced endothelial to mesenchymal transition (EndMT)”

Start Date of Advertisement:        30 Jan. 2024
End Date of Advertisement:        12 Feb. 2024

Senior Research Fellow    (One position)
35000/- per month plus HRA (as per DST rule)
Max. Age limit: 35 Years

Essential Qualifications:
1.    M.Sc. degree (with minimum 55% marks) in Life Sciences / Molecular Medicine / Biochemistry / Biotechnology or equivalent subject. Candidate must be NET-LS/GATE qualified.
2.     Candidate should have a minimum of 2 years of research experience in the relevant area, and experienced in mammalian cell culture (preferably primary cell culture) and molecular biology experiments such as Western blotting/RT-qPCR, and cloning/siRNA transfection.

Desirable Qualifications:
The candidate should have knowledge and research experience in the area of Cardiovascular research/ Molecular Biology/ Biochemistry/ mammalian cell culture, and animal handling. Candidate should have experience in designing and executing the experiments, and hands-on experience in operating high end scientific equipment(s), preferably Confocal microscopy/Fluorescence microscopy/FACS.

Job Description:
The selected candidate will be expected to perform all assigned tasks related to this project primarily performing the bench work & experiments, acquiring, storing, and maintaining data, and operating scientific equipment including FACS/Confocal microscopy/Fluorescence microscopy. The candidate is expected to prepare and coordinate reports, participate in purchase of items as per GFR 2017/JNU rules, processing of bills, record keeping, etc.

General terms & Conditions:
1.    Candidates must ascertain their eligibility before applying. Incomplete applications or lacking supporting educational/experience certificates and applications of ineligible candidates will be summarily rejected.
2.    The position is completely temporary and coterminous with the duration of the project. The fellowship will be strictly as per the sanction of the project by the funding agency.
3.    In case of unsatisfactory performance, the appointment is liable to be terminated at any time without any warning and/or notice.
4.    The selection committee will shortlist candidates based on experience, qualifications, and suitability for the project.
5.    JNU reserved the right to relax any of the qualification(s)/criteria in case the candidate is found otherwise well qualified by the selection committee.
6.    Applications (soft copy only) are invited from suitable and eligible candidates who can send their complete application including a cover letter detailing experience, a detailed CV, reprints, if any, and attested copies of certificates and proof of relevant experience. The names of three referees with complete addresses (e-mail) must also be provided.
7.    The complete application should reach us on or before 12th February 2024 by e-mail attachment on email i.d. <>. The email subject should be: “Application for Senior Research Fellow (SRF)”
8.    Only short-listed candidates will be communicated by email for the interview.
9.    No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
10.    Original documents/certificates will be verified at the time of interview.

Prof. Umesh C. S. Yadav,
3C (First Floor),
Special Centre for Molecular Medicines,
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.