JOB POST: Senior Resident Fellow / Research Fellow @ Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, Delhi: Apply by Aug 15


The calls are for full-time positions based in Delhi.

Currently, we are looking to build the team with people matching the following descriptions:

I. Senior Resident Fellow (Lead)

In the role of a Senior Resident Fellow, we’re looking for a person with:

– Demonstrable commitment to citizen empowerment

– Some experience leading teams/new ventures

– An all-round set of relevant skills, which may include legal knowledge, familiarity with developing technological platforms, and outreach and networking in the non-profit sector in India

– A minimum of five years of work experience


Remuneration for this position will be in the range of INR 10-12 lakh per annum.

II. Senior Resident Fellow (Technical Lead)

The Senior Resident Fellow (Technical Lead) will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the website and its content management systems.

This will include some degree (~30%) of hands-on work with the website, while primarily (~70%) leading external development teams to create and manage the website.

Characteristics and qualifications we are looking for include:

– A demonstrable interest in the use of technology for citizen engagement and empowerment

– Three years of work experience, preferably in website management, or product management/equivalent role in internet or software organisations

– Experience in starting or working in new ventures will be desirable


Remuneration for this role will be commensurate with experience and with comparable organisations.

III. Research Fellow (Content Lead)

The Content Lead will be responsible for sourcing and quality-control of the legal content (laws and explainers) on the website.

His/her primary task will be to manage systems to ensure fast-paced content development with the help of screened volunteers, while ensuring quality and accuracy of the final content.

For this role, we’re looking for a person with:

– A minimum of a graduate degree in law and three years of work experience

– A demonstrable interest in new legal ventures, particularly with respect to citizen engagement

– Fluency (particularly, in writing) in any Indian language will be considered a plus

– Previous experience with any CRM software will be desirable.


Remuneration for this role will be commensurate with experience and with comparable organisations.

Note: All those who have previously applied for the post of ‘Research Fellow (Content Lead)’ need not reapply.


15th August, 2017

Application Procedure

If you are interested in any of these roles, please send your CV and a brief (not more than 500 words) statement explaining your motivation to [email protected] by 15th August, 2017.

Please do mention the role you are applying for in the Subject Line.

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