JOB POST: Associate (Research) @ NLUD’s Project 39A, Delhi: Apply by June 22

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 (Research) for its project on examining the challenges of the Indian legal aid system. The Associate (Research) will be responsible for designing and implementing the aforementioned project along with other research tasks.

Number of Vacancies

1 (one)


Delhi, India

  • LL.M. or LL.M. awaited (by September 2019) in aspects of public law relevant to the project is essential.
  • Experience in legal research on the criminal justice system is preferable.

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

How to apply?

Interested persons may send their résumé and a brief statement outlining the likely contributions to our work. The statement of purpose must not exceed 750 words.

Please email your resume and statement of purpose to p39arecruitment[at] The subject of the email should be “Application for Associate (Research) – Legal Aid Project.”

Deadline: Applications must reach us no later than midnight of 22nd June 2019. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates shall be informed about the next round in the selection process via email.

The official link is here.

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