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NALSAR UNIVERSITY OF LAW

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Call for applications for Research Positions

Call for applications for Research Positions

National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (Nalsar University of Law), Hyderabad is seeking applications to fill two Research Positions for BPR&D-funded research project on Open Air Prisons. The project covers study of prisons in 6 states of India. 

Task

  • Research position 1: Project Coordinator cum Senior Researcher is to conduct research that analyses the functioning and impact of Open Air Prisons in 6 states across India. 
  • Research position 2: Junior Researcher to assist Project Coordinator and Project Director and take up tasks assigned on the research theme.
  • Both the positions require extensive desk research as well as travel for field visits and interviewing the prisoners, prison personnel and analysing all the relevant data and report writing. 

Requirements

  • For the Research Position One: Master Degree in Law from any reputed University.
  • Minimum two years of teaching or research experience.
  • Candidates with working knowledge in Hindi, Malayalam/ Tamil will be preferred.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, especially in analysing huge data and assessing the policy impact from multiple perspectives.
  • For Position Two: Master Degree in Social Sciences with or without research experience. 
  • Strong writing and editing skills, especially in analysing huge data and assessing the policy impact from multiple perspectives.
  • Working knowledge in Hindi and/or Malayalam will be preferred.
  • Both the positions required knowledge of and interest in public policy and governance and their impact on lives of people in conflict with law. 

Start date: Starting from May 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022 (15 months)

Remuneration: The positions one and two will paid a consolidated remuneration of Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 30,000 pm respectively.

Deadline: The deadline to apply is April 20, 2021. Please send the following to Dr. Murali Karnam (murali.karnam@gmail.com): one page of statement of interest, sample of written work and CV.