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Research Associate position in CSLG

Research Associate position in CSLG

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Centre for the Study of Law and Governance
New Delhi – 110067

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Applications are invited for a post in an Indian Council of Social Science Research funded Project entitled: "Traditional Knowledge, Cultural Identity and its Protection- Case of Yakshagana in Karnataka" at Centre for the Studies in Law and Governance, JNU. The selected candidate will be appointed for Twenty-Four Months or the termination of the project, whichever is earlier.

Essential Qualifications: Candidate must have Post-graduated in Social Science discipline with minimum 55% marks and NET/SLET/M.Phil./Ph.D.

Desirable: Subject Knowledge of Intellectual Property Rights, Cultural Identity, and Empirical Data Analysis.

Salary: Rs. 20,000 per Month

Appointment will be purely on a temporary basis and a co-terminus with the project.

Interested candidates may send their application (clearly mentioning the qualification and desirable qualification) (preferably in a single pdf file) through email and send it to the Project Director ( mentioning the project title and the position in the subject of the email.

The last date for sending the applications is 16th February 2024.

The eligible candidates may further be shortlisted based on qualifications/experience depending on the number of applicants. Finally, they will be notified through email with the date and schedule of the interview in hybrid mode.

Dr. Reeta Sony (Project Director)
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Law and Governance
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.