25 November 2013

OPPORTUNITY: Senior Researcher at the Hague Institute for Global Justice

The Hague Institute for Global Justice is looking for senior researcher.

The Hague Institute for Global Justice is an independent, nonpartisan institution established to undertake high-quality interdisciplinary policy relevant research, training and facilitation activities on issues at the intersection of peace, security and global justice.

The Institute uses a combination of internal and external experts to conduct research, implement practical projects, and convene a range of topical workshops, conferences, and seminars that bring together practitioners and scholars. The institute’s research, analysis and programming are of use to the Dutch government, multilateral institutions, and NGOs.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Conducting policy relevant original research on topics falling within the Rule of Law program and the regional focus areas;
  • Contribution to the development and implementation of the substantive long-term program on Rule of Law;
  • Coordination and management of projects and project staff;
  • Publishing in academic and policy orientated journals and other outlets;
  • Representation of The Hague Institute in public debates and in (inter)national media;
  • Development activities in cooperation with the development office;
  • Setting up and maintaining relevant networks of national and international stakeholders.

  • A PhD or JD in public international law, international relations, political sciences, conflict studies or economics
  • At least 3 years of work experience in one or more of the following fields: rule of law, governance, peacebuilding, conflict prevention/ resolution
  • Demonstrated affinity with the mission and objectives of The Hague Institute
  • An entrepreneurial attitude and a demonstrated experience in obtaining funds
  • The capacity to manage and embrace the opportunities and challenges of an innovative and growing institution in an international environment
  • Demonstrated experience and affinity with initiating and carrying out international academic/ policy research in the field of Rule of Law
  • Demonstrated experience in setting up, leading and coordinating interdisciplinary and international projects and research groups
  • Demonstrated managerial and interpersonal skills, including a track record of successful project management
  • A track record in building and developing relevant international networks
  • Knowledge of and experience with international organizations and the international courts and tribunals located in The Hague
  • Knowledge of the English language (fluent) and of at least one and preferably two other official languages of the UN
  • Excellent diplomatic and communications skills.
Details and how to apply are here.

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