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Applications for JRF position in SPS

Applications for JRF position in SPS

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School of Physical Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067

Applications are invited for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) to work in SERB/DST-EEQ-2022-0008899 project entitled Polyoxometalates for proton conductivity: synthesis, characterization and related applications under the supervision of Dr. Supriya Sabbani, School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067.

Essential Qualifications:
The applicant must have an M.Sc. in Chemistry with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent. Candidate must qualify CSIR-UGC NET/GATE and should have one year of research experience.
The relaxation will be given to SC/ST/OBC/PWD and women candidates as per the norms of Govt. of India.
* In case the essential qualifications about the GATE/NET eligibility are not fulfilled, then candidates may be appointed on Project Associate-I post with a consolidated pay of Rs. 25000 + HRA.

Desirable Qualifications: The research experience in electrochemistry is highly desired

Fellowship: Rs. 31,000/- per month + HRA

Duration: Initially for one year, extendable further after evaluation of performance for a maximum period of two years
Eligible and interested candidates should send their application with a complete CV (having personal details, academic qualifications, research experience, publications, name, affiliation and email address of two referees), photocopies of mark sheets/certificates and relevant experiences. Please compile these documents into a single PDF file and send through email to Project Investigator  “” mentioning the name of the project and post applied for in the subject of the email. Application will be accepted till February 24, 2024.

1.    Incomplete applications will be rejected and any further request will not be entertained.
2.    Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to appear for the interview through online mode 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.