Call for Research Assistants by Prof. Harsh Mahaseth (Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean)

About the Faculty

Mr. Harsh Mahaseth is an Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean (Academic Affairs) at Jindal Global Law School, India. He teaches subjects revolving around Asian Legal Studies / Public International Law at Jindal. Further, he holds the position of Senior- Research Analyst at the Nehginpao Kipgen Center for Southeast Asian Studies (formerly, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Jindal School of International Affairs).

He completed his Master of Laws (Asian Legal Studies) from the National University of Singapore and completed his B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) from NALSAR University of Law, India. He has previously worked on several research projects with UNICEF, UN-Habitat, NUS, NALSAR, the SAARC Secretariat, Propublic forum for protection of public interest, and the Centre for Air and Space Law. His research experience and numerous publications have earned him the Emerging Scholar Award,  Best Research Scholar Award, Indian Law Conclave Elite List 2020 (Under 25 years Category), and the Best Law Student Award.

He has also previously delivered sessions on legal research, writing, editing, professional development and oratory skills as part of the UPeksha Mentorship Programme which he has also founded. He frequently judges moots court competitions including Jessup, Stetson, Manfred Lachs, NALSAR B.R. Sawhny. 

His research interests include Public International Law, Asian Studies and International Relations, Human Rights, Environmental Law, and Comparative Research. His profile is available on LinkedIn and the JGLS website.

Links to his Profile

LinkedIn

Jindal Global Law School

Internship Profile: What to Expect

Message from Mr. Mahaseth:

“I am looking for Research Assistants to help me with my research on Nepal. This would be a part-time commitment over the next few months. I am looking for bright, driven and enthusiastic Nepalese law students who will be interested in conducting research. Please note that in the month of July I will be conducting meetings with the RAs in person so it is essential that they are in Kathmandu during the month of July.”

“What to Expect – Research and editing work. The RAs will be mentored through the research process and learn editing skills. I will break down the issues and guide them throughout the research process. The RAs will be provided with a food and travel allowance based on the nature of the work assigned to them.”

Duration

For the next few months.

This would be a part-time commitment. 

The candidate should be physically present in Kathmandu for the month of July.

Eligibility

The position is open for students of law. I am looking for bright, driven and enthusiastic students who will be interested in conducting research on Nepal.

Process of Selection

Interested candidates may send their CV and Cover Letter introducing themselves and why they should be selected to harshmahaseth95@gmail.com 

(NOTE: Only emails with these 2 attachments will be considered).

After the students send an email with these 2 attachments, I will be interviewing them to understand their interest in the research areas and brief them about what to expect in the upcoming months.

Deadline: Applications Open Until Positions are filled.

(An update shall be included here once the positions are filled.)

Contact Information

Contact Mr. Harsh Mahaseth at harshmahaseth95@gmail.com for any further queries.

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