Professor Craig is looking for two research assistants to help with a book on EU Law.


Duration and hours

The work is to start immediately and will run for 6 months. It is, however, not necessary to take on the job for the entirety of this period.

The hours will vary, but each assistant will be expected to work between 30-40 hours over the course of the summer.

The work will initially be 5 hours/week and will reduce to 2 hours/week after 2 months

You will not be required to work for more than 6 hours in any given week.

It is possible to do the work in a part of the summer vacation – it is not essential to spread it over the entire break.


The post will report to Professor Craig.


  • A general understanding of the field of law is essential
  • Good admin and IT skills are useful.
  • The work can be done in any place where you have access to a good library.


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

For work lasting more than 12 weeks: This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £15.37/hour plus holiday pay of £2.63 = total of £18.00/hour


This post is funded by Professor Craig's faculty office allowance.

How to Apply

A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to ( by September 13th. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability over summer.

Supervisors may be asked for a reference.

Informal enquiries may be emailed to Professor Craig at the above e-mail address.  


Guidelines for Faculty members / line managers

Graduate Studies Committee agreed in Michaelmas Term 2013 the following guidelines and stipulations which were endorsed by the Law Faculty Board the same term.

BCL/MJur students are not permitted to undertake paid work of any kind for the Faculty, and are advised against undertaking paid work offered from any other source as well.

PRS, MPhil, and MSt students are not permitted to undertake teaching for the Faculty but can undertake up to eight hours’ paid work per week and can be employed by the Faculty up to that limit for work other than teaching.

DPhil students can undertake up to eight hours’ paid work of any kind (including teaching) per week and can be employed by the Faculty up to that limit.

Any queries regarding the eligibility of a particular student should be directed to Geraldine Malloy in the Faculty Office.