Junior Researcher in International Human Rights Law at the University of Amsterdam (€3,226 to €5,090 gross per month)

The Asser Institute, based in The Hague, and affiliated with the University of Amsterdam is seeking an enthusiastic Junior Researcher in International Human Rights Law on a full-time basis (38 hours per week/1 FTE – 32 hours per week also considered). 

They will work on the ‘Enabling Civil Society Efforts to Address the Misuse, Diversion, and Abuse of Arms Exports in Latin America’ project and contribute to strengthen our research capacity regarding human rights and arms trade in Guatemala within the Research Strand on ‘In the public interest: accountability of the state and the prosecution of crimes.’

The Junior Researcher will assist the Asser Project Leader, Senior Researcher Dr León Castellanos-Jankiewicz with research on the human rights implications of arms trafficking and diversion, including the development of instruction materials, conducting outreach with civil society organisations, organising conferences and delivering trainings.

The Asser Institute is a research centre for international and European law, located in The Hague, with a high public and international profile. Its mission is to contribute to the development of international and European law by conducting independent fundamental research, policy-oriented research, and commissioned research, as well as by initiating and facilitating academic and expert meetings, (professional) education, and public events with a view to disseminating knowledge on international and European law.

Remuneration depends on the actual level of education, experience and knowledge, ranges between € 3,226 to €5,090 gross per month (scale 10), based on a full time equivalent (38 hours), according to the collective labour agreement of the Dutch Universities (VSNU). Secondary benefits at Dutch universities are attractive and include 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.

This appointment will be for a period of eighteen months.

Please submit your CV, a cover letter, writing sample, and contact information of two referees in a single PDF file to PO@asser.nl by Wednesday, 15 November 2023 at 23:59 CET at the latest with ‘Application for Junior Researcher in International Human Rights Law’ on the subject line. Interviews will be held in the week of 20 November 2023. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. (photo freepik.com)

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George Kazoleas, Lawyer

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