CUTS Institute for Regulation and Competition (CIRC) invites application from suitable candidates for a position of Research Associate – Law.
The Institute promotes understanding and learning in the interface between law and economics. The researcher will support the team lead in research studies, conducting field work and designing, developing and executing innovative training/academic programs in niche areas including IP and Competition Law.
Qualifications and Experience:
Candidates holding graduate (LL.B.) or post-graduate degree in law (LL.M.), with research and/or teaching experience in the related fields of minimum of two years are encouraged to apply.
Candidates with demonstrable research experience interests in the area of intellectual property law and/or competition law/policy will be given preference.
Job Profile and Responsibilities
Research professionals at CIRC are expected to:
Help in conducting research (desk and field research) and other related activities to effectively deliver customized research and capacity building solutions to CIRC clients
Assist in conducting field work; engage in data collection and analysis, etc.
Research and draft notes on issues emerging from day to day brainstorming within CIRC
Research, draft and edit course modules, research reports, briefing papers, monographs, articles, etc.
Overall responsibility of developing and delivery of courses in the core areas
Assist CIRC staff in drafting funding proposals
Implementation of specific activities as assigned from time to time in the course of discharge of duties.
Proficiency in both written and spoken English with excellent communication skills, and working knowledge of computer applications are essential.
CIRC recognises that the right candidate will have a significant impact on the success of the organisation and is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package for the not for profit sector, commensurate with experience.
The position will be based in New Delhi. Travelling around India with potential for international travelling related to projects and conferences will be expected.