JOB POSTS: Research and Policy Positions at NLU Delhi’s Centre for Communication Governance: Apply by April 12

The National Law University, Delhi invites applications for various research and policy positions at the Centre for Communication Governance.

The positions will be based out of the Centre’s offices and will ordinarily run full time for a duration of one to two years, with an option of further extension at the discretion of the University.

Selected applicants will ordinarily be expected to design and produce units of publishable research. They will also be recommending and assisting with designing and executing policy positions and external actions on a broad range of information policy issues.

Equally, they will also be expected to participate in other work, including writing opinion pieces, blog posts, press releases, policy briefs, and help with strategic litigation support and outreach.

The selected applicants will also represent the Centre in the media and at other events, roundtables, and conferences and before relevant governmental, and other bodies.

In addition, they will have organizational responsibilities such as providing inputs for grant applications, networking and designing and executing Centre events. Qualifications

The Centre welcomes applications from candidates with degrees in law, international relations, public policy, or the social sciences, generally. An advanced degree in any of these programmes is preferred.

All candidates must preferably be able to provide evidence of an interest in civil liberties and human rights/ technology law and/or policy/ Internet governance as well. In addition, they must have a demonstrable capacity for high-quality, independent work

The salaries will be competitive, and will usually range from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 80,000 per month, depending on multiple factors including relevant degree, experience and the larger research project under which candidates’ proposals can be accommodated.

Where candidates demonstrate exceptional competence in the view of the Centre’s Executive Director, there is a possibility for greater remuneration.

Procedure for Application

Interested applicants are required to send the following information and materials by 12th April 2016 to the Registrar, National Law University, Delhi at must also be marked to

1. Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 double spaced pages)

2. Expression of Interest in joining CCG (maximum 500 words).

3. Contact details for two referees (at least one academic). Referees must be informed that they might be contacted for an oral reference or a brief written reference.

4. One academic writing sample of between 1000 and 1500 words (essay or extract, published or unpublished).

5. Shortlisted applicants may be called for an interview

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