Current Vacancy

Research Associate–Law

Job description

Qualifications and Experience
Candidates holding graduate post-graduate degree in law (LL.M.), with research and/or teaching experience in the related fields of minimum of three years are encouraged to apply. Candidates with demonstrable research experience interests in the area of intellectual property law and/or competition law/policy will be given preference.

Job Profile and Responsibilities
Research Associate–Law at CIRC are expected to:
• Help in conducting research (desk and field research) and other related activities to effectively deliver customized research and capacity building solutions to CIRC clients.
• Assist in conducting field work; engage in data collection and analysis, etc.
• Research and draft notes on issues emerging from day to day brainstorming within CIRC.
• Research, draft and course modules, research reports, briefing papers, monographs, articles, etc.
• Overall responsibility of developing and delivery of courses in the core areas.
• Helping in organising research events and conferences; preparing outreach material for social media and print media.
• Organise/attend events/workshops.
• Liasioning with regulators and industry to conduct events and training programmes.
• Implementation of specific activities as assigned from time to time in the course of discharge of duties.

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Research Analyst for project on Social Sector Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in India

Role Description:
Assisting in data collection through field visits & personal interviews, research writing including analysis of case studies and providing policy recommendations.

Qualifications:
Educational requirements
• Bachelor's degree from a reputed institution.
• Full-time masters in social sciences/ political science/ public policy/ public administration/ law, journalism or related discipline.

Relevant experience
• Background of working on similar national or international projects in think tank/ academic institute/ NGO or corporate environment.
• Record of 2-3 publications of research writing out of which at least 2 must be independent (one of these could be an unpublished piece/ work submitted for publication at the level of a master's dissertation).


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Associate Fellow and Fellow, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)


JOB CODE: CIRC03AFE for Associate Fellow and CIRC04FE for Fellow

Job Profile
We seek an experienced professional to be a part of a dynamic team at CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC), New Delhi in its Global Initiative for Sustainable Infra-structure (GISI). One of the objectives of CIRC is to support the development of sustainable infrastructure, with specific focus on public-private partnerships (PPP), to make infrastructure and ser-vices people centric, sustainable, accessible and affordable to all and make economies more attractive to potential investors.

CIRC seeks to help develop the eco-system for green infrastructure and to build competi-tive physical and social infrastructures by promoting a people centric PPP approach by developing a new framework for People First PPPs, regulatory and policy audits for ena-bling environment, innovative financing options, supporting capacity building in “people”, public sector and private sector for managing PPP transactions and partnerships. The ob-jective to develop an inclusive framework with delivery to the poor and marginalised at the heart of it.

GISI would be focusing on people centric projects in the infrastructure sector such as re-newable energy, water and sanitation, rural supply chains, integrated civic projects in towns and villages, medical and health services, transport, ICT, skill development etc. While focus would be on India, it would work extensively in the developing countries across the world through a network of governments, multilateral and bilateral institutions, other similar organisations and institutions.

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