JOB POST: Associate (Research) for Project 39A, NLU Delhi [2 Vacancies; PQE 0-2 Yrs]: Apply by June 14


Project 39A of NLU Delhi is inviting applications for the job role of Associate (Research) projects relating to death penalty sentencing at Project 39A.

About Project 39A

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

About the Job Opportunity

Project 39A is inviting applications for the job role of Associate (Research) who will be responsible for
designing as well as implementing research projects relating to death penalty sentencing at Project
39A along with undertaking other allied tasks.

Responsibilities of the Associate

  • Contribute to developing, implementing and expanding Project 39A’s research projects and databases related to the death penalty
  • Undertake fieldwork for the purposes of research
  • Engage with various central and state agencies involved in the administration of the Indian criminal justice system
  • Collate, analyse and publish findings of the research
  • Present the work of P39A at appropriate fora
  • Participate in and contribute to the overall work at Project 39A
  • Undertake administrative or any other work that may be necessary to further the aims of Project 39A

Eligibility for the Research Role

Associate – Research

  • Graduate with a degree in law and 0-2 years experience
  • Familiarity with criminal law and the Indian criminal justice system is a strong requirement
  • Apart from English, proficiency in at least one Indian language is mandatory

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.
  • The resume and statement of purpose has to be sent by filling the form in the link given at the end of this post and attaching the relevant documents.

Application Deadline

June 14, 2022

Click here to apply for the Associate Research job role.


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