Vacancies: “Chair Professor”- Justice M. L. Pendse Chair in Environmental Law, MNLU Mumbai.

(Walk in Interview on 18th July 2019 at 2:30 pm Onwards.)

Deadline: 13th July 2019


Chair Professor – Justice M. L. Pendse Chair in Environmental Law, MNLU Mumbai


₹ 70,000/- (Consolidated)

Closing Date of Application:

13th July 2019 05:00 PM


18th July 2019 02:30 PM Onwards

Role and Responsibilities:

The Chair Professor shall work on the following areas:

(i) Initiate, plan, implement and follow-up research activities exclusively in the area of Environmental Law and policy in collaboration with national and international stakeholders including law firms, corporate houses, government departments, public sector undertakings, funding agencies etc.;

(ii) Plan and conduct training and extension activities such as workshops, seminars, round-table conferences etc.;

(iii) Provide input to legislature, executive and judiciary on latest trends and developments in Environmental Law and policy on a regular and upon request basis;

(iv) Handling and furthering, conservation work involving policy analysis, campaigning and legal interventions on environmental issues;

(v) Contribute towards ensuring that MNLU Mumbai achieves knowledge and research excellence world-wide in Environmental Law and policy;

(vi) Report on an annual and periodic basis tothe University on programs and activities, indicators of achievement, results obtained under the Chair;

(vii) To conduct courses, take lectures, evaluation etc. on Environmental Law and allied subjects as assigned by the Vice Chancellor;

(viii) The Chair shall undertake survey studies, research projects etc. as required;

(ix) Any other work assigned by the University.

Essential Criteria:

(i) Master in Laws with an outstanding track record in the area of Environmental Law and aligned area of studies.

(ii) Good knowledge of latest national and international research trends and developments in relevant area; OR

(iii) Advocate with a practice of over 10 years in Environment related issues;

(iv) An outstanding professional with established reputation in the field of Environmental Law, who has made significant contribution to knowledge in the field (to be substantiated by credentials);


(i) Experience in teaching/research in premier law universities/colleges in relevant area;

(ii) Excellent inter-personal and team-building skills;

(iii) Ability to innovate and to improve research, training and extension activities or services and to pursue interesting new ideas and new methods in the field of Environmental Law.

How to Apply?

Updated CV should be submitted either via email or via speed post on or before 13th July 2019 05:00 PM addressed to below mentioned recipient with clear subject line “Application for the Chair Professor – Justice M. L. Pendse Chair in Environmental Law” to


The Registrar, Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai, 2nd Floor, CETTM MTNL Building, Hiranandani Gardens, Technology Street, Powai (Mumbai) 400076

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