National Law University Delhi opens Research Fellowships 2014


The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University, Delhi (CCG) invites applications to fill three places in its Fellowship Programme for 2014-15 About the Fellowships The CCG Fellowship is a highly competitive research programme designed to build competence and raise the quality of discourse in research and policy around issues concerning civil liberties and the Internet in India The Fellowship will be based out of the Centres offices at the National Law University, Delhi. It will be for full time, for a duration of one to two years The Fellowship covers three broad areas: i) Civil Liberties ii) Privacy, Surveillance & Big Data iii) Internet Governance All Fellows will be expected to maintain the highest ethical standards in their work, and contribute to the institutions growth and development. Fellows will ordinarily be expected to design and produce two completed units of publishable research over the course of a 12 month period, under the supervision of the Research Director.


Eligibility Candidates with degrees in law, public policy, management or the social sciences can apply Candidates from other disciplines, who satisfy the remainder of the eligibility requirements, may address a brief letter of inquiry to in order to determine their suitability All candidates must be able to provide evidence of an interest in civil liberties, and preferably in technology policy as well In addition, they must have a demonstrable capacity for high-quality, independent work


Remuneration Salaries will be competitive, and will usually range from Rs 30,000/- to Rs 50,000/- per month, depending on multiple factors including the larger research project under which candidates proposals can be accommodated Where candidates demonstrate exceptional competence in the view of the Centres Research Director, there is a possibility for greater remuneration How to Apply Interested candidates are to send the following information and materials: 1) Current Curriculum Vitae 2) Contact details for two referees. Referees must be informed that they might be contacted for an oral reference or a brief written reference 3) One academic writing sample of between 2000 and 2500 words (essay or extract, published or unpublished) 4) One piece of writing explaining a technical or academic idea or research outcome to general audiences A 750 word outline for a research paper that the candidate proposes to produce over the course of the Fellowship, reflecting literature review The application forms must be sent to the Registrar, National Law University, Delhi at Applications must also be marked to Last date application forms sent to the (Regd. NLU-Delhi): 02nd August 2014


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