JOB POSTS: Associate (Research) @ NLUD’s Project 39A, Delhi: Apply by July 21

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 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. The project undertakes litigation, research and outreach relating to forensics, torture, legal aid, forensic psychiatry and death penalty.

Project 39A is looking to hire an Associate (Research) for its Mental Health Project.

The Mental Health Project will inquire into the appreciation of mental health concerns of the accused at various stages of the trial process by conducting doctrinal as well as empirical research. The Associate (Research) will be responsible for designing and implementing the aforementioned project, along with other research tasks.


Delhi, India

  • LLB is a mandatory requirement and LL.M would be preferable.
  • Familiarity with concepts in mental health would be an advantage.
  • Experience in empirical research would also be considered an advantage.
  • Apart from English, proficiency in at least one Indian language is mandatory. Proficiency in Marathi is preferred.

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be in the range of Rs. 50,000 – 60,000 per month. Exceptions may be made commensurate with experience.

Application Process

Interested persons may send their resume and a brief statement outlining the likely contributions to our work. The statement of purpose must not exceed 750 words. The resume and statement of purpose must be emailed to p39arecruitment[at] The subject of the email should be “Application for Associate (Research) – Mental Health Project.”


Applications must reach us no later than midnight of 21st July 2019.

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