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Human Rights Professional Opportunities

via Laura Cosovanu


Lecturer, Human Rights, The Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex

Human Rights Project Officer, School of Advanced Study: University of London

Professor of Law, University of Ulster Law School. The holder will join an established team and will play a key leadership role in the School of Law and the Transitional Justice Institute with respect to both teaching and research.

Access to Justice Project Manager: UNDP, Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo
Cross-posted from UNDP: http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=30460

Human Rights Watch Job opportunities:
1. Southern State Policy Advocate, United States Program, (Florida base preferred)
Application Deadline: July 12, 2012
Contact: Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, salary requirements, a brief writing sample (unedited by others and no legal briefs or memoranda please), and contact information for three references, in a single attachment, to usprog_jobs@hrw.org. Please use “State Advocate Ref USP-12-1034-C” as the subject of your email.
2. Coordinator and Associate for Annual Dinners (6 month contracts)
(administrative – not legal – position)
Development and Outreach Department
(New York Office)
Application Deadline: June 22, 2012
Contact: Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief writing sample (unedited by others), and contact information for three references to devjobs@hrw.org. Please use “Temp Event Ref DEV-12-1028” as the subject of your email.
3. Associate for annual dinner (5 month contract)
(administrative – not legal – position)
Development and Outreach Department
(San Francisco Office)
Application Deadline: June 15, 2012
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to devjobs@hrw.org. Please use “Associate Ref DEV-12-1030-C” as the subject of your email.
4. Web Manager (full time)
External Relations Department
(New York Office)
Application Deadline: June 20, 2012. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief writing sample (unedited by others), salary requirements and contact information for three references to webjobs@hrw.org. Please use “Web Manager Ref: ER-12-1026-B” as the subject of your email.

Call from the ICC Registry for experts in the area of reparations.

The Court is compiling a list of experts with “demonstrated expertise and extensive experience in a wide range of areas relevant to questions of reparations”, including inter alia:
- victims consulation
- victimology
- reparations in relation to armed conflict
- public health
- child protection
- child protection
- gender based violence
Please note the deadline of 15 June for expressions of interest.

Lawyers for Justice in Libya advertises a Vacancy as Fundraising Manager.
See http://www.libyanjustice.org/downloads/LFJL%20Fundraising%20Officer%20Job%20Description.pdf for full description.
They are also recruiting INTERNS – please send CV and covering letter to jobs@libyanjustice.org
Lawyers for Justice in Libya
4th Floor, 21-22 Great Sutton Street, London EC1V 0DY
(office) +44 (0) 20 7490 1744 (mobile) +44 (0) 7721 727 829 (libya) +218 (0) 91 391 8068

Program Director, NESRI’s Human Right to Work with Dignity Program.
Qualifications: 5+ years professional experience; Demonstrated commitment to, passion for, and familiarity with social justice and human rights work, including grassroots organizing; Demonstrated interest in, and preferably experience with, advocacy and
organizing for workers’ rights; Demonstrated ability to develop and implement cutting-edge policy campaigns; Experience forming,
supporting, managing and facilitating a team, and working closely with a wide range of constituents; Experience working in coalitions of diverse communities; Experience supporting participatory organizing models; Strong interest in working with community leaders; particular experience in managing highly engaged volunteers is a plus; Law or Graduate degree in a related field is preferred, but this qualification may be met by significant relevant experience in field
To apply: Please email a resume, a one-page cover letter listing three professional references, and a short writing sample (max.
8 pages) to Erin Keskeny at erin[at]nesri.org.


IIE’s Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF) provides fellowships for established professors, researchers and public intellectuals whose lives or careers are threatened in their home countries.

OCHA 2012 Humanitarian Futures Grant Programme
http://www.alnap.org/vacancy/1021.aspx OCHA 2012

Call for Applications, TED Fellowships – Peace and Collaborative Development Network

University of Birmigham Fellowships
Apply by 27 August 2012

Program Specialist (Humanitarian Policy): UNICEF, New York

October 2012 call for applications for the European Commission Internship for Young Roma Graduates. Apply by 29 June 2012 – Peace and Collaborative Development Network
For more information, please visit: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!topic/romano_liloro/7-v3irVfBS0

IDRC Call for Grant Proposals: Reducing Violence, Poverty and Inequalities – Peace and Collaborative Development Network

$20,000 El-Hibri Peace Education Prize 2012 Now Accepting Nominations- Deadline July 15th

The Access Innovation Prize 2012 for best actionable ideas in ICT and Human Rights – Submit by August 15!

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, , one-year fellowship under the George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship Program.
The Lindsay Fellowship provides an opportunity for recent law school graduates to become familiar with civil rights practice by working with many
of the nation’s leading civil rights experts at the national office of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington,
D.C. The one year Fellowship pays a stipend of $42,000, supplemented by a loan forgiveness payment of $2,000. The
yearly stipend is also supplemented by payment of bar review and fees
Qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to equal justice and equal opportunity for all. Applicants should be
dedicated to the deployment of innovative strategies (including non-litigation strategies) in addressing entrenched or cutting
edge racial, national origin and gender discrimination matters. Applicants for the 2013-2014 Fellowships must graduate from
law school by June 2013. Preference will be given to those who have been admitted to the bar or are scheduled to take a bar examination
by the summer of 2013. Attorneys who work in law firms are encouraged to apply for the fellowship, including pursuant
to a leave of absence or sabbatical program. Applicants must not have been engaged in the active practice of law for more
than two years. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate involvement in scholarship, activities or employment
which promote racial, national origin, gender, or economic justice for the most excluded people in our society.
To apply: To apply to be sponsored by the Lawyers’ Committee for the 2012-2013 Skadden and/or Equal Justice Works fellowships,
and to apply for the Lindsay Fellowship, please submit an initial application no later than July 6, 2012. Applications will
not be accepted after that time. Completed applications should be sent to the Fellowship Committee: fellowship@
lawyerscommittee.org. For more information, visit: http://www.lawyerscommittee.org/about?id=0006
For questions about the application process or about other fellowship opportunities, please contact Alejandro T. Reyes at
areyes@lawyerscommittee.org or Erandi Zamora at ezamora@lawyerscommittee.org.


Summer University Srebrenica for MA and PhD-level students and researchers July 2012 – Peace and Collaborative Development Network

Impunity Watch and the Peace Institute of Cambodia are inviting applications for an International Memory Initiatives Exchange Forum to be held from 25-29 September 2012 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Please see the Call for Applications and accompanying Application Form at

How to Film Protests. Prepare to Film. See http://www.witness.org

Resource for activists facing repression: dr. Brian Martin, an international authority on whistle-blowing, scholar of nonviolent action, Vice President of Whistleblowers Australia, and U of Wollongong professor – has just published a new manual on the Backfire Model. It’s a practical handbook for being more effective whenever you face a powerful, dangerous opponent. You can download it for free at http://www.bmartin.cc/pubs/12bfm/

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