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IJPIEL Invites Applications For The Post Of Editors

Aseer Jamal
7 Dec 2020 10:42 AM GMT
IJPIEL Invites Applications For The Post Of Editors
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The Indian Journal of Projects, Infrastructure and Energy Law (IJPIEL) seeks applications from students and researchers to join the Editorial Team of the Journal in order to commence its editorial direction and to ensure engaging and thought-provoking original research publications. Roles and Responsibilities of Editors for Blogs Senior Editor Number of vacancies:...

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The Indian Journal of Projects, Infrastructure and Energy Law (IJPIEL) seeks applications from students and researchers to join the Editorial Team of the Journal in order to commence its editorial direction and to ensure engaging and thought-provoking original research publications.

Roles and Responsibilities of Editors for Blogs

Senior Editor

Number of vacancies: 3 (three)

Eligibility: Penultimate (4th) and final year (5th) students of the B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) five year integrated course and final year (3rd) students of the 3 Year LLB Course will be preferred. LLM and PhD candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • The role of Senior Editor entails approving the submissions after a thorough qualitative evaluation.
  • They would also be responsible for the technical edits and ensuring proper formatting and citations.
  • They would be assisted by the Editors-in-chief.
  • Proficiency in French, Mandarin, Arabic and Spanish is an advantage.
  • Prior academic (courses, publications, summer & winter schools, etc.) and/or professional experience (internships, research fellowships, etc.) in the Projects, Infrastructure and Energy field shall be a prerequisite for this post.
  • Internship experience with Construction and Energy-sector related Arbitrations, Regulatory Organisations (NHAI, IWAI, AAI, etc.), certain PSUs (CIL, BCCL, ONGC, BPCL, HPCL, etc.) or Consultancies (for example: Big 4s, Grant Thornton, Mott McDonald), NSE /BSE listed Energy & Construction Companies (for example: Adani Green Energy Ltd, L&T, Sadbhav Engineering, IRB Infra, Rohan-Rajdeep, Welspun, Suzlon, PNC Infratech, Ahlcon, Reliance Energy, etc.) or research organisations (for example: TERI, CEERA-NLSIU) shall be a strong advantage.
  • Holding senior Office Posts (Convenor, President, Secretary, etc.) of University societies related to the arcs of law that the Journal focuses on (for e.g. CASEL-RGNUL, CETL- MNLU Nagpur) shall be seen as a strong advantage.

Associate Editor

Eligibility: Applications are invited from students currently in the intermediate years (3rd and 4th) of the B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) five year integrated course and 2nd-year students of the 3 Year LLB Course.

Number of vacancies: 10 (Ten)

Responsibilities:

  • They would be responsible for verifying each source used and proofreading each and every article.
  • They would also have to look into the citations and correct any discrepancies in the same.
  • They would work under the supervision of the Senior Editors.
  • Proficiency in French, Mandarin, Arabic and Spanish is an advantage.
  • Prior academic (courses, publications, summer & winter schools, etc.) and/or professional experience (internships, research fellowships, etc.) in the Projects, Infrastructure and Energy field shall not be a prerequisite for this post. However, it is strongly advantageous.
  • Internship experience with Construction and Energy-sector related Arbitrations, Regulatory Organisations (NHAI, IWAI, AAI, etc.), certain PSUs (CIL, BCCL, ONGC, BPCL, HPCL, etc.) or Consultancies (for example: Big 4s, Grant Thornton, Mott McDonald), NSE /BSE listed Energy & Construction Companies (for example: Adani Green Energy Ltd, L&T, Sadbhav Engineering, IRB Infra, Rohan-Rajdeep, Welspun, Suzlon, PNC Infratech, Ahlcon, Reliance Energy, etc.) or research organisations (for example: TERI, CEERA-NLSIU) shall be a strong advantage.
  • Holding memberships of University societies related to the arcs of law that the Journal focuses on (for e.g. CASEL-RGNUL, CETL- MNLU Nagpur) shall be seen as a strong advantage.

Junior Editor

Number of vacancies: 10 (ten)

Eligibility: Applications are invited from students pursuing the 2nd Year of their five year integrated B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Degree or the 1st Year of their 3 Year LLB Degree from recognized University and all students of 3 Year Course.

Responsibilities:

  • The primary role of a junior editor would be to check plagiarism, spellings, grammar and basic facts.
  • They will also be responsible for creating a preliminary report.
  • They would be working under the scrutiny of the Associate Editor.
  • A proven interest in Research and Publications (prior editorial experience or publications with Journals or Blogs) is a prerequisite for this post.
  • Any internships related to the Projects, Infrastructure and Energy Law; ADR; General Corporate; Shipping and Admiralty shall be seen as a strong advantage.
  • Holding memberships of University societies related to the arcs of law that the Journal focuses on (for e.g. CASEL-RGNUL, CETL- MNLU Nagpur) shall be seen as a strong advantage.

Note: The selection highly depends upon the quality of publications and the work experience of a person. Separate applications have to be sent in for separate posts.

Application Process:

Ordinary Route

The Applicants are required to send the following on or before 4 January 2021 at editors.ijpiel.journal@gmail.com (CC managingeditor.ijpiel@gmail.com) with the subject of the email as "Name- OR- Application for the post of a Senior/Associate/Junior Editor (Blog)".

  • Curriculum Vitae (PDF Format and the file name should be "Your Name – CV")
  • Statement of Purpose (200- 500 words)
  • Writing samples (maximum of 3) should be sent across and should preferably fall within the broad theme of the journal.

Preferential Route

IJPIEL is pleased to announce a preferential application route for its prospective Associate and Senior Editor applicants, which shall remain open till 31 December 2020.

The Applicants are required to send their applications to editors.ijpiel.journal@gmail.com (CC managingeditor.ijpiel@gmail.com) with the subject of the email as "Name- PR- Application for the post of a Senior/Associate Editor (Blog)".

The requirements for the same (in addition to the requirements of the Ordinary Route) are as follows:

  • A Letter of Recommendation by an eminent practitioner, professor or scholar (hereafter "referee") of Projects, Infrastructure and Energy Law.
  • The letter must be sent as a signed and scanned PDF file via mail by the applicant.
  • The letter must not be more than 1 year old on the date of submission.
  • Preference shall be given to individuals holding a Letter of Recommendation from a member of IJPIEL's Board of Advisors. Being in active or recent association with (Acting as an Intern or a Research Assistant at present or within the last 6 months) them or their organisations shall be seen as a strong advantage.
  • Please note that mere submission of an application under this route does not guarantee acceptance of the same.
  • All applications under this route shall be decided within 96 hours of the receipt of the application and shall be given preference during the interview round, if selected.
  • The decision of the Editors-in-Chief and the Board of Advisors shall be considered final and binding with respect to all matters related to the expedited selection process.

Queries can be addressed to Naman Anand: [+91-7888526240], Aakriti Gupta: [+91-9871466567], Niyati Raval (WhatsApp only): [+91-6353331871]

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