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INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY: Research Assistant - Oxford Burma/Myanmar Law Programme
Closing date: Friday 1 May

Mr Andrew McLeod is looking for a research assistant to support Faculty teaching and research activities in Burma/Myanmar.  The work forms part of the Oxford–Burma Law Programme.
 
Duration and hours
The work is to start immediately and will run until August 2015. The work will be for a total of 50 hours.
 
Reporting
The post will report to Mr McLeod.
 
Requirements
A general understanding of common law systems is essential.
High-level research and editing skills (gained, for instance, through working on a student law review or as a judicial assistant) would be an advantage.
A knowledge of legal history (especially issues of reception of English law abroad) is desirable, but not essential.
Good admin and IT skills are essential.

The work can be done in any place where you have access to a good law library, but you must be able to be in Oxford for occasional meetings.

Eligibility
This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.
 
Rate of Pay
This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £13.88/hour plus holiday pay of £2.38 = total of £16.26/hour.
 
Funding
This post is funded by the Oxford–Burma Law Programme.

How to Apply
A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to andrew.mcleod@law.ox.ac.uk by 5 pm on Friday 1st May 2015. Please explain briefly in your cover letter how you meet the requirements.

Applicants for this post will also be automatically considered (unless you specify otherwise) for a second research assistantship (also advertised with a deadline of 1st May) for a project on the contract law in Burma/Myanmar. A separate application is not necessary.
 
Supervisors may be asked for a reference.
 
Informal enquiries may be emailed to Andrew McLeod (andrew.mcleod@law.ox.ac.uk ).

The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


INTERNAL CANDIDATES: Research Assistant - Contract Law in Burma / Myanmar in Comparative Context
Closing date: Friday 1 May

Professor Andrew Burrows is looking for a research assistant to assist with work on contract law in Burma/Myanmar. The research forms part of the activities of the Oxford–Burma Law Programme.
 
Duration and hours
The work is to start immediately and will run until July 2015.

The work will be 5 hours/week. You will not be required to work for more than 6 hours in any given week. Funding is available for up to 100 hours.
 
Reporting
The post will report to Professor Burrows.
 
Requirements
A general understanding of English contract law is essential.
High-level research and editing skills (gained, for instance, through working on a student law review or as a judicial assistant) would be an advantage.
Good admin and IT skills are essential.

The work can be done in any place where you have access to a good law library, but you must be able to be in Oxford for occasional meetings. You may be required to travel to London to consult some sources; expenses for such travel (ex Oxford) will be covered.

Eligibility
This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.
 
Rate of Pay
This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £13.88/hour plus holiday pay of £2.38 = total of £16.26/hour.
 
Funding
This post is funded by the Law Faculty’s Research Support Fund.

How to Apply
A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to andrew.burrows@law.ox.ac.uk by 5 pm on Friday 1st May 2015. Please explain briefly in your cover letter how you meet the requirements.

Applicants for this post will also be automatically considered (unless you specify to the contrary) for a second research assistantship (also advertised with a deadline of 1st May) for the Oxford–Burma Law Programme. A separate application is not necessary.
 
Supervisors may be asked for a reference.

The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


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