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Research Internship with Professor Dr Bimal N Patel – Member-Designate – UN International Law Commission at Rashtriya Raksha University: Apply by Jan 31!

by Ajshal
Rashtriya Raksha University

About Rashtriya Raksha University:

Rashtriya Raksha University, an Institution of National Importance of India,Pioneering National Security and Police University of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, is established by the Parliament of India, Act No. 31 of 2020.
The University aims to become an academic-research-training ecosystem for national security and police. Its endeavours focus on highly professional national security, police education, research, and training through its qualified civilian and security faculty, committed human resources, motivated participants and students,
intellectually stimulating and professional disciplined environment, and world-wide network, sharing, and exchange. It aims at providing security and strategic education in the contemporary and futuristic security and strategic studies and interdisciplinary areas. The University contributes to the vision of India of Peace, Prosperous and Stable World in alliance with grand strategic cooperation between like-minded
nations and promoting greater understanding between internal security officers, military and para-military forces, diplomats, civil servants, and civilians to promote the cause of the Nation. It adopts a two-tier approach, at the national and international levels, in its education, research and training, and extension in order to achieve capabilities to respond to the needs, expectations, and aspirations of the security and strategic institutions and forces as well as law-making, governance, judiciary, economy and the civil society organizations.

About the Opportunity

Prof. (Dr.) Bimal N. Patel, Vice-Chancellor, Rashtriya Raksha University, has been elected to the United Nations International Law Commission 2023-27 with the mandate to contribute towards the codification and progressive development of international law. This job involves assisting the member ILC by way of contributing towards the work, knowledge and experience purely on general public international law including the agenda items of the International Law Commission. Besides the academic rigour necessary for the job, the potential candidate must be able to apply their analytical thinking to assess the strategic effects / impact of the developments in international law, and appropriately balance it with the progressive development of international law.
The role is open for all nationalities and encourages nationals – students, academics and practitioners of public international law – from African, South and South East Asian, Central Asian, SIDS and CARICOM nations

Roles and Responsibilities

• Assists in collection, preparations, analysis and evaluation of research materials in areas as assigned in the field of public international law.
• Assists in compiling, analysing, synthesising and preparing notes on state practice, precedents and doctrines in concise simple and understandable form
• Assists in compiling, analysing and keeping track on judicial decisions and pronouncements of nation states and international and regional courts and tribunals
• Assists in identifying and conducting literature reviews of highly qualified publicists in international law on designated topics.
• Assists in preparations of materials for submission to governments,international organisations, courts and tribunals
• Assists other researchers with various tasks, including data entry, research,field research, and presentation preparation.
• Supports the team in training activities, events, and meetings by contributing to event programming, training materials, evaluations, and reporting
• Update relevant communication platforms and information management tools, such as an internal and external webpage or communities of practice tools.
• Any other roles and responsibilities assigned by the Member from time-to time.


• Candidates with degree(s) in law, international relations, political science and other social sciences.
• Candidates with keen interest in public international law will be preferred.
• Previous research experience of working on topics related to public international law / International Law Commission
• Sensitivity and understanding for diverse state practices, precedents and doctrines

Work Experience

: 1 year in any research roles preferable if has experience of working on matters of Public International Law, especially ILC.

Essential Skills

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and an interest in continued knowledge of technology as it evolves.
• Ability to work alone and as part of a large research team.
• At least one year of related research experience preferred.
• Comfortable performing experiments alone without close guidance or supervision.
• Excellent communication skills in verbal and written formats.
• You have a keen eye for detail and organization.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule (24×7) performing research or data entry.
• Desire to perform accurate and ethical research to achieve results for the study.
• Ability to openness to learning new ways of performing research.
• Respect for people from diverse national, gender, economic, racial background.

Desired Qualification

• Demonstrated ability to research, analyse, and synthesize information.
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely (written and oral).
• Comfortable working in a team, good interpersonal skills.
• Good level of autonomy/independence in managing work.
• Competent user of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Experience with information management tools such as Google Drive or
Zotero, and skills for producing content on internet/intranet purposes.


May vary from minimum 6 months to maximum as per the mutual discussions between the candidate and the Member. Please specify duration and approximate availability of time for joining the research internship.

Application Procedure:

• Interested candidates can submit their Resumé (maximum 2 pages, including names of two referees) on or before 31 January 2022 till 1700 hrs to [email protected], addressing Mr. Digvijay Rewatkar.
• Motivation letter (maximum 1 page)
• A writing sample of up to 1000 words.
• Contact details: Full address, nationality, passport number, validity, mobile, social address details given application form.
• The short-listed candidates will be called for interviews (online/offline as per prevailing Covid-19 situation) after a due screening of the applications in the first or second week of February 2022.

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