JOB POST: Lawyer at Laws of Social Reproduction Project by IWWAGE-LEAD at Krea University at Delhi [0-2 Years PQE][Salary INR 65k]: Apply by July 4

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IWWAGE- LEAD at Krea University (IFMR) is looking to hire a young legal professional for the job role of Lawyer-Laws of Social Reproduction based in India.

About Krea University

Krea University is an emerging liberal arts institution offering multidisciplinary undergraduate programs which equip students to find their niche in the fluid, interconnected world of development. ‘Krea’ means an action-oriented approach in Sanskrit.

The world-class University is home to the School of Interwoven Arts and Sciences (SIAS), IFMR Graduate School of Business and LEAD. The School of Interwoven Arts and Sciences (SIAS) at Krea University is pioneering Interwoven Learning – a new paradigm ideal for the connected world. This weaves together the arts and sciences, creativity and action, and eastern and western perspectives.

It draws upon the profound learnings of the past and present, to prepare students for the future.

About LEAD at Krea University

LEAD, an action-oriented research centre of IFMR Society (a not-for-profit society registered under the Societies Act), leverages the power of research, innovation and co-creation to solve complex and pressing challenges in development. LEAD has strategic oversight and brand support from Krea University (sponsored by IFMR Society) to enable synergies between academia and the research centre.

LEAD is a collaborative hub that brings experts from diverse disciplines and sectors together to develop innovative solutions by harnessing innovation, technology and analytics.

About the Position

IWWAGE/ IFMR in collaboration with the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London (KCL) invites applications for a job position of a Lawyer for a European Research Council-funded project titled the Laws of Social Reproduction.

The project offers a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary lens to re-theorise the normative, empirical, regulatory and policy dimensions of the law’s regulation of social reproduction across five sectors of women’s labour. The project broadly conceptualises female reproductive labour to include unpaid domestic work as well as sex work, erotic dancing, commercial surrogacy and paid domestic work.

One of the work packages for the project cataloguing the various sectors, innovative economic models, legal and governance tools and policy proposals to enhance women’s economic bargaining power.

The project has one position based at IWWAGE, Delhi. The position is for a period of 1 year (full time). The candidate will be located at IWWAGE but will work closely with the Principal Investigator, Professor Prabha Kotiswaran, Dickson Poon School of Law, Kings College London.

Roles & Responsibilities

The position’s main responsibilities are to conduct socio-legal research, write memos, work on submissions to the government, prepare policy briefs and write research outputs and disseminate research as required. There may be an opportunity to conduct empirical research and organise events.

Eligibility

  • LL.B. or B.A. LLB. (5-year law degree)
  • PQE: 2 years of experience preferred

Preferred Qualification

  • Languages: English, Hindi
  • Advanced knowledge or training in Indian law is essential
  • The ability to appreciate inter-disciplinary research
  • Legal expertise in law, gender, and feminism
  • Experience in conducting field research is desirable
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Writing to academic publication standard
  • Proven ability to multi-task and propose solutions in a timely manner with nominal supervision
  • Capacity to maintain an organized and structured work style in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to adapt quickly and respond confidently to changing environments and work with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and willingness to interact with a wide range of individuals
  • Willingness to travel within India as required
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage others to meet tight deadlines and work collaboratively, must be a team player
  • Intellectual curiosity and proactive disposition

Position

Lawyer- Laws of Social Reproduction

Duration of Position

12 months with the possibility to extend

Employer

IWWAGE- LEAD at Krea University (IFMR)

Location

IWWAGE, Delhi

Report To

PI Prof. Prabha Kotiswaran

Salary

65,000 INR

Application Procedure

  • Please collate your resume, cover letter, names of two references and writing sample (this is compulsory) in one PDF and apply in the form here.
  • If you find any difficulty in attaching the writing samples, kindly send them to recruitment-lead@ifmr.ac.in.

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted till July 4, 2022

Contact Information

Please contact prabha.kotiswaran@kcl.ac.uk in case of any further questions.

Click here to apply for the job role of Lawyer at the Laws of Social Reproduction Project by IWWAGE LEAD

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