VACANCY | Research Officer/ Assistant Professor (Research) at RRU Centre for International Law: Apply by Sep 29

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About Rashtriya Raksha University

Rashtriya Raksha University, an Institution of National Importance of India, Pioneering National Security and Police University of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, is established by the Parliament of India, Act No. 31 of 2020.

About the Job

Hiring for Research Officer/ Assistant Professor (Research)


  • Candidates with a Master’s degree(s) in Law.
  • Candidates with a keen interest in international criminal law, counter-terrorism, and international laws will be preferred.
  • Previous research experience of working on topics related to national security, criminal laws, policing, and, international and comparative laws.
  • Sensitivity and understanding of diverse state practices, precedents, and doctrines.
  • Work experience: Minimum 1-3 years in any research role preferable if has experience working on matters of national security, criminal laws, policing, and, international and comparative laws.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and an interest in continued knowledge of technology as it evolves.
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a large research team.
  • At least 1 year of related research experience preferred.
  • Comfortable performing experiments alone without close guidance or supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written formats.
  • You have a keen eye for detail and organization.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (24×7) performing research or data entry.
  • Desire to perform accurate and ethical research to achieve results for the study.
  • Ability to be open to learning new ways of performing research.
  • Respect for people from diverse national, gender, economic, and racial backgrounds.


Rashtriya Raksha University has constituted a Centre for International Law with the mandate to contribute towards the developments in National Security, Internal Security, Defense Management, Policing, and Laws including international and comparative laws. This job involves assisting the undertaking research in the intersection of international law and security by way of contributing towards the research verticals of the RCIL.

The RCIL performs dedicated research on areas such as Sanctions, Border laws, Arms Control and Disarmament, and Intelligence laws. Besides the academic rigor necessary for the job, the potential candidate must be able to apply their analytical thinking to assess the strategic effects/ impact of the developments in National Security, Internal Security, Defense Management, Policing, and Laws including international and comparative laws.

Assists in collection, preparations, analysis, and evaluation of research materials in areas as
assigned in the areas of National Security, Internal Security, Defense Management, Policing
and Laws including international and comparative laws.

  • Assists in compiling, analyzing, synthesizing, and preparing notes on state practice, precedents, and doctrines in a concise simple, and understandable form.
  • Assists in compiling, analyzing, and keeping track of judicial decisions and pronouncements of nation-states and international and regional courts and tribunals in the above-mentioned areas.
  • Assists in identifying and conducting literature reviews of highly qualified publicists on security, defense, and laws.
  • Assists in preparations of materials for submission to governments, international organizations, courts, and tribunals.
  • Assists other researchers with various tasks, including data entry, research, field research, and presentation preparation,
  • Participate in interdisciplinary research projects and engage with other faculty members to foster a holistic understanding of security and law.
  • Organize and participate in seminars, workshops, and conferences to promote knowledge sharing and networking in the field.
  • Update relevant communication platforms and information management tools, such as an internal and external webpage or communities of practice tools.
  • Any other roles and responsibilities assigned by the department from time to time


  • Research Officer – INR 44,000 – 53,000 per month
  • Assistant Professor (Research) – INR 77,000 – 87,000 per month

Duration of Contract

For 364 days, the contract period is extendable up to five years, on annual basis, depending upon the needs of the school, performance of the incumbent and availability of funds

Application Procedure

  • CV (maximum 2 pages, including names of two referees)
  • Motivation letter (maximum 1 page)
  • A writing sample of up to 1000 words.
  • Application form (Check Here)
  • Interested applicants must send their above-mentioned documents to [email protected] on before 29 September 2023, 1700 HRS.

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