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JOB POST: Research Associate at Centre for Law and Policy Research, Bangalore: Apply Now!

Join the Centre for Law and Policy Research as a Research Associate and participate in groundbreaking legal research initiatives.

About Centre for Law and Policy Research

Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) is an organisation which aims to maintain and promote legal education and public policy research and litigation. CLPR collaborates with organisations, institutions and programmes to promote legal research and cause-related litigation.

About the Opportunity

The Research Associate will be responsible for compiling, organising, and analysing legal materials, encompassing, but not limited to High Court and Supreme Court decisions, pertaining to the rights of one or more of the following groups:

  • Dalit and Adivasis
  • Transgender Persons
  • Persons with Disability
  • Women and Girls

This is a full-time opportunity based out of Bangalore.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of research projects.
  • Overseeing the collection and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Summarising and interpreting research findings for various publications, including reports, papers and blog posts.
  • Reviewing and abstracting published research.
  • Organising consultations, and meetings and handling all related administrative works

Eligibility Criteria

    • Ability to work independently, translating research requirements into action plans, and following projects through from initiation to completion.
    • Strong interpersonal skills for networking and conducting primary research across various entities.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • Capacity to handle multiple projects concurrently, even under tight deadlines.
    • Publications in peer-reviewed journals are viewed positively.
    • Demonstrable evidence of strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Exceptional analytical, writing, and organizational abilities.
    • Proficiency in time management.
    • A degree in Law; a postgraduate degree is preferred.
    • Prior legal research experience around the rights of one or more of the following communities:
    • Dalit and Adivasis, Transgender persons, Persons with Disabilities, and Women and Girls.
    • Minimum of two years of work experience.
    • Strong passion for rights-based research and advocacy, and a commitment to social justice work.
    • How to Apply?

      Please send your applications to careers.clpr@clpr.org.in with the subject line ‘Application for Research Associate 2024’.

      Attach the following documents:

      • Cover letter
      • Resume
      • One writing sample
      • Two references

      Candidates selected for an interview will receive notification within 2 weeks of their application.

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