JOB POST : Research Assistant for Pluralist Agreement and Constitutional Transformation (PACT) Project at NLSIU: Apply by Jan 11

  • In 1988, NLSIU launched India’s first 5-year integrated BA LLB (Hons) program. The success of this program has secured NLS’s legacy as the institution that radically disrupted legal education in India.
  • The National Law School of India University is participating in a research project titled ‘Pluralist Agreement and Constitutional Transformation’ (PACT). The Co-Investigator for NLSIU is Prof (Dr) Sudhir Krishnaswamy.
  • Over the course of the three-year-long project, NLSIU’s research team will be engaged in researching and writing academic papers and blog posts; participating and organizing workshops/ training programs with various stakeholders from the judiciary, academia, and civil society; evaluating the impact of the PACT project; and participating in a summative conference and policy dialogue.
  • The PACT project is supported by a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK. Partner institutions are SOAS University of London, the University of Oxford, the University of York, and the Centre for Law and Policy Research.
  • This is a full-time role, based out of the NLSIU campus in Bangalore involving field and desk research. This role will report to the Project Co-Investigator.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Project Co-Investigator and other team members in conducting literature reviews, curating relevant cases and materials, researching contemporary themes, and writing blog notes, academic papers, and research reports.
  • Conducting field and desk research on identified issues
  • Preparing for, organizing, and conducting workshops and conferences
  • Preparing progress reports and or managing other reporting needs
  • Handling administrative responsibilities under the project.

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11 January 2023

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