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Call for Applications – Research Fellow (Law)

Position: The National Law University, Delhi (‘University’) is seeking to engage, on a contractual basis, two full-time RESEARCH FELLOWS (LAW) for the CENTRE FOR INNOVATION, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND COMPETITION (CIIPC), at its campus in Dwarka, New Delhi.

About the Centre: CIIPC was established in the year 2015 with the objective of contributing to academic and policy oriented dialogues in the areas of innovation, IP and competition. The Centre is currently having five major research projects and many events are scheduled for the year 2017. You can find more information about the centre at www.ciipc.org

Responsibilities of the Research Fellow: The research fellows will be assisting the Centre in conducting high-quality research at the interface of law, economics and technology in two important projects of the centre –

  1. Open Access Text Book on Intellectual Property Law
  2. Open Access Text Book on Competition Law

The selected Research Fellows area also expected to supervise the work of the student researchers associated with the centre and/or assist principal investigators in conducting research. Research fellows are expected to assist in conducting the overall activities of the centre in terms of events and institutional building activities of the centre.

Qualifications: Candidates holding undergraduate (LL.B.) or post-graduate degrees in law (LL.M. / Ph.D.), with demonstrable interest in interdisciplinary research, are encouraged to apply. Candidates must show demonstrable research interest in the area of intellectual property law and/or competition law.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be in the range of Rs.50,000 – Rs.60,000 per month.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit their applications by email to [email protected]. The email should have the following documents, along with an appropriate covering letter:

  • CV
  • Writing sample
  • Contact details of two referees
  • Statement expressing interest in joining CIIPC (Max. 800 words). You may also clearly indicate your area of expertise (intellectual property and/ or competition law).

The subject of the e-mail should be “CIIPC- Application for Research Fellow (Law)”. The covering letter must mention (Attn: Co-Directors, CIIPC).

CIIPC accepts applications for these positions on a rolling basis. Shortlisted candidates may be called for an interview. The University will be unable to cover the costs for attending the interview. But the University is open about exploring the possibilities of a telephonic/video interview.

NOTE 1: National Law University, Delhi is an equal opportunity workplace.
NOTE 2: Graduates from NLU, Delhi and other research fellows working at NLU, Delhi, are also requested to apply only as per the above mentioned procedure.