EMPLOYMENT NEWS ISSUE OF 30TH JULY 2011
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY
NEW DELHI – 110 067
ADVT. NO. RC/40/2011
Applications are invited for award of the following Research Associateship (Post Doctoral Fellows) in various Schools/Centres of the University with the qualifications/specializations as indicated against each:
SCHOOL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
1. Research Associate (Reserved for SC)
Essential: M.Sc. and Ph. D. in any area of biological sciences/biotechnology.
Desirable: Post-doctoral research experience/teaching experience at post-graduate level.
SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
Centre for African Studies
2. Research Associate in Sub-Saharan African Studies (Reserved for ST)
Essential Qualification: Ph.D. in Sub-Saharan African Studies.
Desirable Qualification: Research work in Francophone or Lusophone Sub-Saharan Africa.
Centre for East Asian Studies
3. Research Associate (Reserved for SC)
Essential Qualifications: (i) M.A. in Social Sciences/International Studies/Chinese/Japanese/ Korean Studies; (ii) Ph.D. in Chinese/Japanese/Korean Studies; Knowledge of Chinese/Japanese/ Korean language.
Desirable Qualifications: Evidence of some research/published work in any aspect of East Asian affairs/East Asian regional organizations/regional development; should demonstrate ability to assist in the teaching programme of the Centre.
Centre for International Legal Studies
4. Research Associate (Reserved for OBC)
Ph.D. in International Law/Organization. Some research experience or research support experience
Centre for South, Central, Southeast Asian and South West Pacific Studies
5. Research Associate in Russian Language (Unreserved) *
(Tenure Post upto 31.03.2012)
Essential Qualification: (i) Master’s Degree in Russian Language (ii) Ph.D. in the relevant field.
6. Research Associate in Chinese Language (Reserved for SC) *
(Tenure Post upto 31.03.2012)
Essential Qualification: (i) Master’s Degree in Chinese Language (ii) Ph.D. in the relevant field.
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCNES
Centre for Studies in Science Policy (Unreserved)
7. Research Associate in Geographical Information System for Science and Technology Policy Studies
Essential Qualifications: (i) Good academic record with at least a high second class Master’s degree in Economics/Sociology/Geography/ Urban Studies/Statistics (ii) Ph.D. in Geography/ Economics/ Sociology or in relevant field; (iii) Diploma/degree in Geographical Information Systems from a reputed institution.
Desirable Qualifications: (a) One or two years experience with the ability to apply GIS techniques to science and technology policy issues; or spatial distribution of science and technology factors; or spatial distribution of Small and Medium Scale enterprises and industrial clusters and other regional and spatial analysis of date; or ability to combine satellite based information on natural resources to socio-economic and natural resources data etc. (b) Evidence of some experience in the form of papers and research reports etc. (c) Ability to use GIS techniques via computer applications. d) Science and Technology atlas.
Eligibility: Research Associateships (Post Doctoral Fellows as per XIth Plan guidelines) are intended for researchers, preferably below the age of 45 years as on 1st July of the year of Award (55 years in case of women candidates), who have obtained a Doctorate degree, have published research work to their credit and have already shown evidence of independent research work.
Scale of Pay: Selected candidates may be awarded Research Associateship (Post Doctoral Fellows) on their merit, with fixed emoluments of Rs. 12,000/- per month. (*Emoluments under the UGC’s Area Studies Programme is Rs. 16,000/- per month). In addition to the fixed pay, they will be entitled to House Rent allowance on the same basis as admissible to other staff of the University. The Research Associateship carries an annual contingency grant of Rs. 7,500/- per annum for approved contingent expenditure in case of Humanities & Social Sciences and Rs. 10,000/- per annum in case of Science and Technology. The Award will be initially for a period of three years, extendable for another term not exceeding two years except for post No. 5 & 6.
The University reserves the right to: (a) relax any of the requirements; (b) draw reserve panel(s) against the possible vacancies in the future; (c) consider the applications received after the last date; (d) consider “in-absentia” the candidature of those who may not have applied; may have applied for higher position; or who may have applied but are not able to appear for the interview; (e) relax any of the qualifications/experience at its discretion; and (f) not to fill up any of the advertised positions.
Relaxation in educational qualifications, experience, age, etc. in the case of reserved category candidates will be given as per rules.
Application forms may be obtained free of cost in person from, or by sending a self-addressed envelope (23cm X 10cm) duly stamped of the value of Rs. 5/- to the The Section Officer, Recruitment Cell, Room No. 131, 1st Floor, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi – 110067, and can also be downloaded from JNU website: www.jnu.ac.in. Separate application form is required to be filled up for each post. Those already in Govt. service should forward their applications through their present employer. The applications completed in all respects should reach the University at the above address within 30 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News( i.e. 30th August, 2011).
1. Any application sent through e-mail ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) will be treated as an advance copy. It must be followed by the submission of the signed application by post or by hand. 2. Incomplete applications are liable to be rejected. 3. Application and Bio-data form are meant to obtain minimum information required for being considered for the post applied for. Candidates may furnish any additional relevant information that they consider necessary, not included in these forms. 4. The recommendations of the referees should preferably be enclosed with the application. 5. In case there is any subsequent change in the contact address/numbers provided, please inform the D.R. (Recruitment) immediately indicating the advertisement No. and the post applied for.