Call for Associate Editor/Research Associate

August 16, 2022 | Varsha Nair

The Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) strongly believes that constitutional endurance in India requires a critical popular allegiance built on a shared understanding of constitutional origins and its role in our everyday lives. CLPR’s Constitutional Culture team produces research and writing, digital public goods, and builds civic education initiatives to create a robust constitutional culture in India. We are looking to hire an Associate Editor/Research Associate to join the Constitutional Culture team. This is a full-time position based in Bengaluru.

 

 

Scope of Work

 

  • Engage in research, writing, and public communication that brings India’s rich constitutional and political history to life for diverse audiences.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary academic research projects at CLPR and its Indian and international partner universities to advance scholarship on India’s constitutional founding.
  • Develop and deliver cutting-edge workshops on India’s constitutional and political history for students of diverse educational backgrounds across the country.
  • Assist with organising curated public events for students and the general public.

 

 

Eligibility

 

  • Undergraduate degree in law/social sciences/humanities/media/journalism.
  • Exceptional research and writing skills that engage with topics on law, history, and politics with literary flair and analytical prowess.
  • A desire to contribute to building a vibrant constitutional culture in India.
  • A Master’s degree and/or relevant work experience is preferred but not mandatory.

 

 

How to Apply

 

Write to vineeth.krishna@clpr.org.in and mention ‘Application for Associate Editor/Research Associate | CLPR, 2022’ in the subject of your mail. Attach resume, a statement of purpose, two writing samples (ideally, this should be an academic paper and a journalistic/general piece).

Candidates selected for the first round of interviews will receive a reply within two weeks of their application.

Varsha Nair

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