JOB POST: Research Associate & Research Assistant at NLUD’s Centre for Criminology and Victimology, Delhi: Apply by May 10

NLU Delhi’s Centre for criminology and Victimology is inviting applications for the job post of Research Associate and Research Assistant, for their project “Status of Radicalization in India: an Exploratory Study of Prevention and Remedies”.

About the Project

In the seven decades since its independence, India has faced and countered extremism emanating from several quarters – left-wing communist insurgencies; strategic terrorism emerging from neighbouring countries; right-wing religious extremism; and, violent separatist movements.

It is this examination that the proposed study seeks to undertake. The Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is the funding agency for this project. The study aims at understanding the processes of radicalization, de-radicalization and related measures, with the help of empirical evidence.

About the Centre

The Centre for Criminology and Victimology has been set up at NLUD with the aim to contribute towards the fundamental and applied research and action in the field of Criminology, Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Victim Justice, and Victimology.

Towards this end, the Centre promotes research, training, policy analysis, and consultancy in the aforesaid fields. The Centre also provides ready consultancy to various law enforcement and governmental agencies by offering research-based solutions to legal conundrums.

Additionally, the Centre conducts training, research workshops, and conferences especially in the areas of Criminal Justice, Victim Justice, and Victimology.

Number of Positions

The Centre is looking to engage three full-time Researchers for this project who have skills and experience of working on challenging issues and are also ready to carry out extensive fieldwork in this regard.

Number of Vacancies

Name of the Post: Research Associate

  • Number of Vacancies: 01 (One)
  • Stipend: 50,000 p.m. consolidated.

Name of the Post: Research Assistant

  • Number of Vacancies: 02 (Two)
  • Stipend: 25,000 p.m. consolidated

Duration of Assignment

The duration of the assignment is initially for six months and extendable by 18 months, starting immediately.

Research Associate

  • CGPA/Percentage
  • Publication(s)
  • Previous work experience of more than three years in the field of Academics/SocioLegal Research/Practitioner (Law)
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Preference will be given to the students with a background/Ph.D. in Law/Criminology.
  • Sound knowledge of empirical and doctrinal research.
  • A resident of Delhi/NCR

Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision and guidance to the team.
  • The candidates shall be required to collate the primary data from the field.
  • Coding and Analysis of the data collected.
  • Experience with specialized software or datasets.
  • Conduct of high-quality doctrinal research pertaining to the subject matter.
  • Maintains highly detailed records of the stages of development of the project and the final results thereof.
  • Additionally, the candidates will be involved with other research-related activities of the Project/ Centre.

Research Assistant

  • CGPA/Percentage
  • Publication(s)
  • Previous work experience of more than one year in the Field of Academics/ Research
  • Preference will be given to the candidate with Law/Criminology/Psychology background.
  • Excellent Drafting skills
  • Sound knowledge of empirical research and doctrinal research.
  • A resident of Delhi/NCR

Responsibilities

  • The candidates shall be required to collate the primary data from the field.
  • Coding and Analysis of the data collected.
  • Conduct high-quality doctrinal research pertaining to the subject matter.
  • Maintains highly detailed records of the stages of development of the project and the
    final results thereof.
  • Additionally, the candidates will be involved with other research-related activities of the Project/ Centre.

Application Process

  • All Applicants are required to apply by May 10, 2021, at 11.59 pm. Applications beyond this date and time will not be accepted.
  • The applicants are required to submit their CV, a Statement of Purpose (maximum 400 words), and a writing sample (published/unpublished, sole authorship to – ccv[at]nludelhi.ac.in with the subject (as applicable):
  • ‘Application for Research Associate (Status of Radicalization in India: An Exploratory Study of Prevention and Remedies)”.
  • ‘Application for Research Assistant (Status of Radicalization in India: An Exploratory Study of Prevention and Remedies)”.
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be called for an interview
  • Once selected, the candidates shall be informed of their selection via email.

Note

  • National Law University Delhi is an equal opportunity employer.
  • National Law University Delhi reserves the right to not fill any positions.
  • Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted and individual replies to applicants may not always be possible.
  • Please direct any queries to ccv@nludelhi.ac.in

 

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