Research Assistant (Law)
 Research Assistant (Law)

Organization: National Law University Delhi

Apply By: 02 Apr 2019

Location: New Delhi(Delhi)

Position: National Law University, Delhi (‘University’) is seeking to engage, on a contractual basis, two full-time RESEARCH ASSISTANTS (LAW) for CHAIR on INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPR CHAIR), at its campus in Dwarka, New Delhi. The position is for a period of one year from March 2019- to February 2020. The contract may be further extended depending on the performance of the candidate and the needs of the IPR Chair.

About the IPR CHAIR:

The Chair on IPR is instituted by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India with the vision to “facilitate intellectual property education and research”. The Chair on IPR was instituted by the DPIIT at NLUD in October 2018. The overall objectives of the IPR Chair are laid out in the Scheme for Pedagogy and Research in IPRs for Holistic Education and Academia (SPRIHA). Details are available here: http://copyright.gov.in/Documents/SPRIHA.pdf

Responsibilities of the Research Assistant:

The selected Research Assistants will provide support to IPR Chair in conducting its research and activities.

As part of the assigned research, the Research Assistant is expected to engage in diverse research activities including field work, data collection, data analysis, report drafting, etc. Research Assistants are also expected to supervise the work of the student researchers/ interns associated with the IPR Chair and/or assist principal investigators in conducting research. Research Assistants are also expected to assist in other research and dissemination activities of the IPR Chair.


Candidates holding graduate (LL.B.), post-graduate degree in law (LL.M.), or with Ph.D. in Law with demonstrable interest in interdisciplinary research in the area of intellectual property are encouraged to apply.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

LL.B. - Rs. 30,000/- per month

LL.M- Rs. 40,000/- per month

Ph.D. - Rs. 50,000/- per month

How to apply

Application Process: Interested candidates may submit their application with the following relevant documents to ipr.chair@nludelhi.ac.in

  • CV
  • Writing sample (published/ unpublished)
  • Contact details of two referees.
  • A Statement of Purpose (SoP), explaining your interest in working with the IPR Chair (Max. 800 words).

The covering letter must mention the following in the subject title: (Application for Position of Research Assistant - IPR Chair).

The University reserves the right to conduct interviews to fill this position after an internal screening process. The University will be unable to cover the costs for attending the interview. But the University is open about exploring the possibilities of a video interview.

Deadline: Applications must reach us no later than 2nd April, 2019

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, may also apply only as per the above mentioned procedure

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