Center for Law and Policy Research — Call for Research Associates

Guest Post on
behalf of Jayna Kothari
CLPR invites
applications for Research Associates at Bangalore.  CLPR is a non-partisan and not-for-profit
organization engaged in law and policy research as well as impact litigation in
the public interest on a variety of legal issues such as disability
discrimination, social rights protection including the right to education,
health and livelihood, consumer rights, environment and biodiversity, the
rights of children and women’s rights among others.   We are looking for lawyers with initiative,
vision, and a strong commitment to the struggle for social justice.
The Research
Associate will work primarily on a project on law relating to public health but
must be ready to engage with other on-going research in the field of
disability, IP and constitutional social rights. The associate will develop new
research projects for the centre. Other duties will include writing blog posts
and policy briefs and representing CLPR in various fora, including before
community groups, legislators and state agencies;
Candidates must
have the following qualifications:
•   A B.A.LL.B degree from a reputed university.
We prefer candidates with a Master’s degree in law with a significant research
component from a top tier university
•   Strong academic background;
•   Excellent research and writing skills;
•   Demonstrated commitment to public interest
Please submit
the following documents as one attachment: a cover letter, resume, one writing
sample and two references to: 
[email protected].

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