Thursday, October 04, 2007


Full-time Position Available:

Legal Researcher, Fundamental Rights

Apply Immediately

Center for Constitutional Law (“CCL”) is seeking applicants for the position of Legal Researcher on Fundamental Rights.

Description: This researcher in Center for Constitutional Law’s Fundamental Rights Division will be responsible for researching, monitoring and analyzing decisions of the various Indian courts that address Part III (Fundamental Rights) of the Constitution of India. In addition, this researcher will assist in developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda focusing on Fundamental Rights. A primary objective of the research and advocacy will be to assist non-legal professionals (for example, journalists, political science academics, human rights activists) in understanding legal judgments that deal with Fundamental Rights. The primary responsibility of the legal researcher will be to write and publicize short reports and press releases (in non-legalese English) that outline the reasoning and significance of any legal decisions concerning Fundamental Rights.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate must have exceptional analytic skills, an ability to write and speak clearly in English, and a commitment to work in the field of Constitutional Law. LL.B. degree is required and an additional degree or prior work experience in international relations, journalism, political science, law (advanced degree) or social sciences is strongly preferred. All applicants should be proficient in computers.

Salary: CCL seeks exceptional applicants and offers a competitive salary.

PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY by emailing to in a single submission: a letter of interest describing your experience, your resume, and three references. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

Center for Constitutional Law is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

Center for Constitutional Law is a Chandigarh-based monitoring and research organization that is committed to advance the understanding of constitutional law within the non-legal community of India, and therefore improve the quality of debate regarding constitutional issues in different public fora.
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