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Research Assistantship


CADR is keen to build competence and raise the quality of discourse in research through its research assistantship programme that will provide meaningful exposure to the complexities and nuances of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods and Laws. 

The RAship programme is designed to further CADR's vision to promote the use of ADR methods, catalyze effective, research-led policy making and informed public debate around issues in ADR mechanisms. 


CADR invites applications for RAship from undergraduate-students enrolled in a recognized programme in law (three years [only 3rd year students], five years [only 3rd to 5th year students]) and post-graduate students of law. 

Areas of Work

  • Focused and in-depth research into different aspects of Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms and issues pertaining to ADR laws

  • Legal aid in ADR methods

  • Research and Study of judgements pertaining to Arbitration

  • Raising awareness in the field of Mediation and Negotiation through workshops and seminars

Duration of Research Assistantship

RAships will run for a minimum period of 3 months and a maximum period of 6 months. Any extension in the period of RAship shall be subject to the quality of work submitted by the RA. 

Application Process

Interested applicants are required to send the following information and materials to

  1. Curriculum Vitae.

  2. Expression of interest in working with CADR (300 words).

  3. One academic writing sample of up to 1000 words (essay or extract, published or unpublished).

  4. Proposed RAship dates. 

The subject of the e-mail should be “Application for RAship (Period of Internship in dd/mm/yy format)”.

Applicants should apply at least 2 months in advance from the proposed date of their RAship. Selected candidates will be informed at least 2 weeks before the commencement of the RAship. Due to the large number of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.

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