Research Position For a Fresh Graduate

Legal-Aid

Research Position For a Fresh Graduate

The Legal Aid Office in Karachi is looking for a fresh graduate for a 6-7 month research position starting mid September 2015.

We are looking for somebody with extensive experience in research. Qualifications include:

  1. Field exposure and experience: this includes experience in conducting interviews and an ability to handle oneself in conflict settings.
  2. Online research experience and expertise: the ability to find relevant journal articles/books/newspaper articles from multiple jurisdictions.
  3. Ability to follow instructions.
  4. Be self-motivated and take an active interest in the work that needs to be done.
  5. Be available to fly to other cities within Pakistan at short notice.
  6. Team worker.
  7. Ability to speak fluent Urdu is required while speaking fluent Punjabi/Seraiki will be a plus.

This is a fulltime position for 6 months but is subject to becoming longer if the subsequent contract is signed. While an applicant with a background in law will be preferred, a person with a back ground in social sciences may be considered.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to: nidaparacha@gmail.com

Legal Aid Office Karachi

The Legal Aid Society is a not for profit organization registered on the 19th November 2013, as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and operates under the chairpersonship of Justice (Retd.) Nasir Aslam Zahid (Former Judge Supreme Court of Pakistan). The Legal Aid Society’s efforts are geared towards bridging the gap to provide pro bono/low bono legal aid services to enhance access to justice to underserved, marginalized and disempowered segments of the society, specifically women, religious minorities and juveniles.



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