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JOB OVERVIEW

The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights is looking for four Home-Based Researchers.

Closing date: 29 January 2024

Duration of consultancy: 9 months (1 February – 30 October 2024) 60–80% (possibility of renewal)
Reports to: The Head of Research and Policy Studies and Lead Researcher

The Geneva Academy is an equal-opportunity employer and is strongly committed to gender, cultural, linguistic and generational diversity.

JOB PURPOSE

To support a project dedicated to strengthening the analysis and knowledge of the state of #IHL implementation in current #armedconflicts.

ABOUT THE GENEVA ACADEMY

The Geneva Academy is a joint centre of the University of Geneva Law Faculty and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Our research focuses on strengthening human rights protection, the international laws of armed conflict and transitional justice.

In these areas, the Geneva Academy makes a specific contribution to policy development and debate, in
government and among scholars and practitioners.

We are recruiting a team of 4 home-based researchers to support a project analysing the state of IHL implementation in current armed conflicts globally. The position remit will involve conducting high quality secondary research on the state of IHL in selected fragile and conflict affected states to feed into a global annual report.

Each researcher will cover one of the following regions: AsiaPacific, Middle East-North Africa, Southern-West-East Africa and Central-South Americas.

REQUIREMENTS

Thematic knowledge: Country-specific/region-specific knowledge of the application of IHL in the countries under the researcher’s remit. Demonstrated experienced working in/knowledge of the humanitarian sector. Knowledge of digital data collecting techniques and verification methodologies.

Experience: 5–10 years of professional experience in IHL research.

Key personal skills: Excellent oral, written and analytical skills in English are required. Highly desirable attributes include flexibility, multi-tasking, transdisciplinary thinking, reliability, and adherence to deadlines.

Education: PhD or masters in international law with a specialization in international humanitarian law or equivalent.

HOW TO APPLY

We invite interested candidates to submit their applications to [email protected]
by 29 January 2024, with

1) A motivation letter – indicating the region you apply for
2) CV with two references
3) List of publications.


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