SpicyIP Jobs: Research Fellows (Law) at CIIPC, NLU Delhi

We are happy to announce that the National Law University, Delhi (‘University’) is seeking to engage, on a contractual basis, three full-time RESEARCH FELLOWS (LAW) for the CENTRE FOR INNOVATION, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND COMPETITION (CIIPC), at its campus in Dwarka, New Delhi.

About the Centre: CIIPC was established in the year 2015 with the objective of contributing to academic and policy oriented dialogues in the areas of innovation, IP and competition. The Centre is currently having five major research projects and many events are scheduled for the year 2017. You can find more information about the centre at www.ciipc.org.

Responsibilities of the Research Fellow: The research fellow will assist the Centre in conducting high-quality research at the interface of law, economics and technology in areas such as open innovation, open science, intellectual property and/or competition law. Research fellows are expected to produce papers, conduct field work, engage in data collection and analysis, etc. Research fellows are also expected to supervise the work of the student researchers associated with the centre and/or assist principal investigators in conducting research. Research fellows are expected to assist in conducting the overall activities of the centre in terms of events and institutional building activities of the centre.

Qualifications: Candidates holding graduate (LL.B.) or post-graduate degree in law (LL.M.), with demonstrable interest in interdisciplinary research, are encouraged to apply. Candidates must show demonstrable research interest in the area of open innovation, open science, intellectual property law and/or competition law/policy.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be in the range of Rs. 40,000 – Rs. 60,000 per month.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit their applications by email to [email protected] with a cc to [email protected]. The email should have the following documents, along with an appropriate covering letter:

  • CV
  • Writing sample (published/unpublished)
  • Contact details of two referees
  • Statement expressing interest in joining CIIPC (max. 800 words)

The subject of the e-mail should be “CIIPC- Application for Research Fellow (Law)”. The covering letter must mention (Attn: Co-Directors, CIIPC).

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

Deadline: Applications must reach us no later than March 15, 2017. Selected candidates are expected to join the Centre by April 1, 2017.

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, are also requested to apply only as per the above mentioned procedure.

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