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Call for Applications | Academic Fellowship Programme (2024-26) | 10 Positions

January 4, 2024

The National Law School of India University invites online applications for the position of Academic Fellow on a Contract Basis. The 2-year full-time Academic Fellowship Programme is aimed at graduates and postgraduates from law, social sciences, humanities and allied fields who are preparing to enter law practice or academic careers in law, public policy or the social sciences. The Fellowship programme will allow Fellows to:

  • Assist NLSIU faculty on research projects and policy interventions
  • Support faculty in the delivery of both on-campus and off-campus academic programmes.

Job Description

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work closely with the best law and social sciences faculty and receive guidance and mentorship on research proposals, research writing, problem solving and critical thinking skills. You will get an in-side view of the pedagogical processes in both online and offline education at India’s best law school.

Core Responsibilities:


▪ Assist the faculty in the delivery of academic programmes (both offline and online);
▪ Prepare learning aids, learning materials and practice questions;
▪ Facilitate academic and capacity building sessions;
▪ Review and update study materials under the guidance of the faculty;
▪ Resolve and respond to academic queries from students;
▪ Work with colleagues on writing assignments and writing workshops;
▪ Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Department head


▪ Collaborate with faculty on research and publications;
▪ Assist the faculty in on-going research projects/case writing;
▪ Conduct literature reviews;
▪ Assist with the research and editing functions in University publications;
▪ Work with research projects and centres on cutting-edge issues in law/policy.
▪ Work on your own research

The last date to submit applications is 25th January 2024.

For more details, please read the official notification here.

To apply for the position, click here.