Justine Pila (Oxford) and Rochelle Dreyfuss (NYU) are looking for a research assistant to help edit contributions to the Oxford Handbook of Intellectual Property Law for publication by OUP this year.

Duration and hours

The work is to start immediately and is expected to run for approximately 3 months. 
The hours will vary and be flexible, but the assistant will be expected to invest around 50 hours in total in the project.


The post will report to Justine Pila.


An interest in intellectual property law is desirable, and familiarity with the OUP style guide (based on OSCOLA) essential.


This post is open to current graduate 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 £16.41/hour (including holiday pay).

How to Apply

A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to justine.pila@law.ox.ac.uk by 2 March. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability over the next couple of months. 

Supervisors may be asked for a reference.

Informal enquiries may be emailed to Dr Pila.

** short term (fewer than 12 weeks) casual work is paid at a lower rate of holiday pay.  £14.01 + £1.69 = £15.70