National Law University, Delhi (‘University’) is seeking to engage, on a contractual basis, one full- time RESEARCH ASSISTANT (LAW) for CHAIR on INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPR CHAIR), at its campus in Dwarka, New Delhi. The position is for an initial period of three months, which can be extended to one year based on satisfactory performance. The contract may be further extended annually depending on the performance of the candidate and the needs of the IPR Chair.
About the IPR CHAIR:
The Chair on IPR is instituted by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India with the vision to “facilitate intellectual property education and research”. The Chair on IPR was instituted by the DPIIT at NLUD in October 2018. The overall objectives of the IPR Chair are laid out in the Scheme for Pedagogy and Research in IPRs for Holistic Education and Academia (SPRIHA).
Role and Responsibilities of the Research Assistant:
The selected Research Assistant will provide support to IPR Chair in conducting its research and activities. As part of the assigned research, the Research Assistant is expected to engage in diverse research activities including field work, data collection, data analysis, report drafting, etc. Research Assistants are also expected to supervise the work of the student researchers/ interns associated with the IPR Chair and/or assist principal investigators in conducting research. Research Assistants are also expected to assist in other research and dissemination activities of the IPR Chair.
Candidates holding graduate (LL.B.), post-graduate degree in law (LL.M.), or with Ph.D. in Law with demonstrable interest in interdisciplinary research in the area of intellectual property are encouraged to apply.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications:
LL.B. – Rs. 30,000/- per month
LL.M- Rs. 40,000/- per month
Ph.D. – Rs. 50,000/- per month.
Interested candidates may submit their application with the following relevant documents to: [email protected] · Detailed CV · Writing sample (published/ unpublished) · A Statement of Purpose (SoP), explaining your interest in working with the IPR Chair (Max. 500 words). · Contact details of two referees to be mentioned in the covering letter.
- The covering letter must mention the following in the subject title: (Application for Position of Research Assistant – IPR Chair).
Deadline: Applications must reach us no later than 31st December 2020.
Notes: National Law University, Delhi is an equal opportunity workplace. Graduates from NLU, Delhi and other research fellows working at NLU, Delhi, may also apply only as per the above mentioned procedure. The University reserves the right to conduct interviews to fill this position after an internal screening process. After initial internal screening, candidates may be required to undertake a writing test for being eligible to be called for the interview. The position should not be considered as a permanent appointment with the university in any way. The interviews will be conducted online and the Research Assistant is expected to join latest by January 15, 2021.
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