JOB POST: Associate (Mitigation) @ NLUD’s Project 39A, Delhi: Apply by June 30

About the organisation

National Law University, Delhi is a law university in India, offering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Situated in Sector-14, Dwarka, New Delhi, India, NLUD is one of the national law schools in India built on the five-year law degree model proposed and implemented by the Bar Council of India.

Project 39A (hereinafter ‘P39A’) draws inspiration from Article 39-A in the Indian Constitution on equal justice and signals the broadening of our work on the criminal justice system in India.

NLUD undertake litigation, research and outreach relating to forensics, torture, legal aid, forensic psychiatry and death penalty.

Job description

The National Law University, Delhi (‘University’) through project 39A is seeking to engage, on a contractual basis, one position of Associate (Mitigation) to work with and further the aims of the Project 39A. The contract will be for a period of one year.

Number of Vacancies

1 (one)


Delhi, India

  • Graduate with a degree in social work, psychology, journalism, development studies, economics, sociology, law or any allied discipline. A degree in law is not mandatory but will be an advantage.
  • At least 2 years of work experience in the respective field would be preferred.
  • Any previous fieldwork involving an emphasis on communication skills, investigative capacities and/or mental health will be considered an advantage.
  • Substantial proficiency in reading/ speaking Hindi will be necessary and additional proficiency in any other Indian language would be an advantage.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be in the range of Rs. 50,000 – Rs. 55,000 per month.

How to apply?

Interested persons may send their resumé and a statement of purpose, explaining their interest in working on the issue of the death penalty and the contribution that they see themselves making through this position.

The statement of purpose must not exceed 750 words. Please send your resumé and statement of purpose to p39arecruitment[at]nludelhi The subject of the e-mail should be “Application for Associate (Mitigation)”. 

Deadline: Applications must reach us no later than 30 June 2019 after which the applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed via email.

The official link is here.
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