Job as Research Associate at Animal Law Centre, NALSAR

apply by: 28th Sep, 2022
Job as Research Associate at Animal Law Centre, NALSAR

About the Animal Law Center

Accredited in A++ Grade with a score 3.60 on a 4 point scale by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), this premier institution of higher learning has steadfastly been recognized as amongst the top three law schools in India. The Animal Law Centre (ALC) at NALSAR is the country’s first and so far, the only center dedicated to research on animal laws.

About the Position

NALSAR, Hyderabad is inviting applications for the post of Research Associate.

No. of Positions


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identify senior lawyers and academicians to co-author white papers.
    Act as a spokesperson for the Animal Law Centre and represent the Centre in technical meetings, conferences and other forums.

  • Identify, develop, draft and publish research projects on issues relating to animal welfare, particularly farmed animal welfare.

  • Create handbooks and other documents for disseminating information on Animal Law and Policy.

  • Lead a team of legal research and social media interns to create and develop content for the Centre, when necessary.

  • Create curriculums and assist in conducting vivas and evaluations in distance education courses.

  • Take a lead on identifying funding opportunities for research and collaboration in various areas of Animal Protection and apply for the same.

  • Serve as Coordinator for the Master’s and Advanced Diploma programmes, in terms of identifying faculty, creating reading material and assisting potential faculty in identifying session topics.

  • Take Office Hours for Masters and Advanced Diploma students, to help guide them with their research submissions for course deliverables.

  • Serve as faculty for the courses or seminars run by Animal Law Center or upon invitation of any other educational institution.

  • Assist in conducting training and workshops on Animal welfare issues.

  • Identify opportunities for collaboration with institutions and universities in allied sectors, and draft policies for such collaborations.

  • Help in the design, planning and execution of capacity-building workshops for enforcement officials, judiciary and other government agencies.

  • Any other duties or responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time by the Faculty Coordinator of the Animal Law Centre.

Essential Qualifications

  • Graduate in law preferred or an equivalent degree with in-depth subject matter knowledge.

  • Superior legal research and writing skills.

  • Candidates with knowledge and experience in marketing (social media and print)and/or graphic designing will be preferred.

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in legal research and drafting.

Required Skills

  • Enjoys working on complex research topics, and is willing to go the extra mile to gather information.

  • Fluency in English both oral and written is a requirement.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking.

  • Ability to communicate complex subject matter to a variety of audiences.

  • Outgoing and personable manner.

  • Ability to work under pressure as part of a team or independently.

  • Organized and able to stick to timelines.

  • Willingness to travel as needed within India, and occasionally internationally.

How to Apply?

  • Candidates should submit the application form which is available at the end of this post.

  • Duly filled Application form along with all the enclosures should be emailed to

Application Deadline

September 28, 2022


Hyderabad, India


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