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JRF position in SLS

JRF position in SLS

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School of Life Sciences,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi-110067

Application are invited from interested and motivated candidates for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in a time bound DBT research project for a temporary period, purely on contractual basis as per the following details.

Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Number of Vacancy:  One

DBT-project Title:    Structural and biochemical analysis of EccA1+EspC complex, EccC+EsxAB complex and EccD1 transporter from M. tuberculosis ESX-1 system: key targets for drug development

Project tenure:    3 years

Job Description:   Proficiency in Gene cloning, Mutagensis, Protein expression in E. coli & Yeast system, protein refolding & purification, Crystallization & X-ray structure analysis, Modeling & Dynamics simulation work. Candidate with prior strong experience in these techniques will be preferred.

Essential Qualification:    As per DBT Guidelines for Research Scheme/Sponsored Schemes/ Emeritus Scientist Pl.  M.S./M.Sc./B.E./B.Tech.  and UGC-NET- equivalent with 55% marks passing of JRF/LS test

Age Limit:    JRF-28Yrs.

Age relaxation:    The upper age limit is relaxable up-to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to scheduled castes/ tribes/ OBC, women and physically handicapped candidates.

Fellowship :   Junior Research Fellow (JRF)- Rs. 31,000/- p.m+24%HRA in the first & Second years 35,000+24% HRA in 3rd upon upgradation.

The hard/soft copies of the applications along with the copy of biodata, prior publication should reach to Prof. Ajay K. Saxena, Rm-403/440, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067, INDIA., Ph-011-26704155

Application deadline: 20th February, 2024

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.