The National Institute Of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) is inviting applications for the post of Project Officer - Policy and Law on a contractual basis in the Ministry of Women & Child Development funded project titled “National Initiative & Integrated resource for Child Protection, Mental Health, and Psychosocial Care” under Dr. K John Vijay Sagar, Professor & Head, Dept. of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Principal Investigator.

Location: Bengaluru

No. of Posts: 01

Salary: Rs. 90,000/- per month (consolidated)

Educational Qualification: LL.B.

Experience and Eligibility:

• At least 2 to 3 years’ experience in legal research on human rights-related subjects and/or practicing before any court of law, representing vulnerable witnesses or human rights issues (preferably with a focus on child rights), through internships or professional engagement.

• Strong understanding of the structure and workings of the child protection system, including knowledge of child laws applicable in the protection system, namely juvenile justice and child sexual abuse laws.

• A deep knowledge of child rights, protection, juvenile justice & related laws and policies.

• Knowledge of research methodology, including the ability to conceptualize research studies.

• Evidence of written work and documentation in the area of human rights and/or child and law.

• High levels of fluency in oral and written English.

• Fluency in oral communication in Hindi.

• Willingness to travel within the country.

Age Limit: 35 years

Last Date to Apply: April 10, 2024

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