Call for Research Associate

August 25, 2021 | Kalyani Menon

The Centre for Law and Policy Research, Bangalore (CLPR) is a not-for-profit organisation, dedicated to making the Constitution work for everyone through law and policy research, social and governance interventions and strategic impact litigation.


Information regulation is a key focus area at CLPR. Our work collates multi-disciplinary scholarship on the law and philosophy of information regulation, with a specific focus on India. We aim to expand and deepen this work through a new project on ‘Privacy, Policing and Surveillance’. This project will examine the impact of AI and Big Data on State governance and surveillance practices.


We are looking to engage a Research Associate to assist the ‘Privacy, Policing and Surveillance’ project team.



The Research Associate Will

  • Engage in research and writing for reports, journal articles, blogs posts and op-eds
  • Anchor data collection and analysis
  • Facilitate public engagement and communication
  • Track project operations and deliverables
  • Support administrative tasks



  • Undergraduate degree in Law.
  • Master’s degree in law/public policy (preferred).
  • Exceptional research and writing skills.
  • 3 to 4 years work experience in information technology law/policy.


To Apply

Write to and mention ‘Application for Research Associate | Privacy, Policing and Surveillance Project 2021’ in the subject of your mail.



  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two writing samples


Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted within two weeks of their application. 

Kalyani Menon

Research Associate

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