CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: RESEARCH FELLOW AT CEERA, NLSIU

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: RESEARCH FELLOW AT CEERA, NLSIU

The Centre for Environmental Law Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA), National Law School of India University, (NLSIU) Bengaluru invites applications for the position of ‘Research Fellow’ from interested candidates who have completed their LL.M. (Masters in Law) (or) have graduated with a degree in law, business law or public policy, with a strong competence in legal research and writing with about 0-2 years P.Q.E.

  1. Job Description:
    The Candidate will be engaged in the following activities:
    a. Research and academic writings, report writing, drafting of legal opinions,
    contracts, litigation management, carrying of empirical research, preparing
    deliverable under research projects, and publishing in peer-reviewed Journals and
    blogs (nlspub.ac.in) hosted by CEERA. etc.
    b. Drafting of Research Proposals for application to various Research Grants, and
    working on research deliverables under various projects of CEERA
    c. Organizing Training Programmes for various officers, including IFS Officers,
    Officers from the Public Health Department, Officers of various Pollution Control
    Boards, Public Procurement training under National Jal Jeevan Mission, Training
    for the corporate sector etc.
    d. Assist in the Editorial work of two esteemed journals-Journal of Environmental
    Law, Policy and Development; and Journal of Law and Public Policy.
    e. Remuneration: INR 35,000/- per month
    f. Number of position: CEERA reserves its right to shortlist, invite and select up to 3 Candidates for the vacancy.
  • Eligible Candidates:
    a. Candidates should have completed their LL.M. (Masters in Law) (or) have graduated with a degree in law, business law or public policy, with a strong competence in legal research and writing with about 0-2 years P.Q.E.
    b. Application Procedure: Interested candidates may submit their candidature via email on ceera@nls.ac.in with Subject: Application for Recruitment Research Fellow, along with their Curriculum Vitae; Name and contact details of two referees and 1 sample of prior research work
  • Last Date for Submission of Application : 11:59 P.M. June 20, 2022
  • Date of Virtual Interview for shortlisted candidates: June 23, 2022
    About CEERA:
  • CEERA established in 1997 is a Research Centre at NLSIU, headed by Prof. Dr. Sairam Bhat, Professor of Law, NLSIU. CEERA focuses on research and policy advocacy in the field of emerging areas of law including but not limited to Environment. Building an environmental law database, networking among stakeholders, undertaking training and
    capacity development exercises, providing consultancy services and building an environmental law community are CEERA’s main objectives.
    Bestowed with the support from the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, other Ministries, international organizations, the Bar and the Bench in India, CEERA is currently engaged in multiple research and training projects that span across Environmental Law- Multilateral Environmental Agreements, Commercial Law & Arbitration, Urban Law & Governance, Water Law and allied areas, Sustainable Development, Climate Protection,
    Biodiversity Law, Human Rights, etc. Apart from this, CEERA is engaged in research projects under the aegis of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Ministry of Law and Justice, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and Indian Council for Social Sciences Research.
  • Visit our websites for more details: www.nlsenlaw.org www.nlsabs.com and www.nlspub.ac.in
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