Professor Nick Barber and Professor Richard Ekins wish to appoint a research assistant to help with the editing of a book on the 2004 European Constitutional Treaty.   

The work will include copy-editing submitted chapters, and ensuring that those chapters are in Hart Publishing’s house style.

Duration and Hours

The hours are flexible, but we would expect the assistant to work for up to 50 hours over the course of Hilary Term.


You will be reporting to Nick Barber and Richard Ekins.


A good knowledge of English is essential.

Knowledge of European Law is desirable.

Good administrative and IT skills are desirable.  


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 £14.80/hour plus holiday pay of £1.78 = total of £16.59/hour. **

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 Nick Barber ( by 17.00 on January 7th. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability over Hilary Term. 
Supervisors may be asked for a reference.
Informal enquiries may be emailed to Nick Barber or Richard Ekins.