On the Job! Legal Officer (Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice – Firearms)

Job Opening

The UNODC Global Firearms Programme is looking for a Legal Officer (Firearms). Please find the full job listing here.

Posting Title:Legal Officer (Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice – Firearms), P4
Job Code Title:CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICER
Department/Office:United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Duty Station:VIENNA
Posting Period:12 October 2020 – 25 November 2020
Job Opening Number:20-Drug Control and Crime Prevent-UNODC-142459-R-Vienna (G)

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Implementation Support Section (ISS) of the Organized Crime and Illicit Trafficking Branch OCB), Division for Treaty Affairs (DTA) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna. The incumbent will work under the direct guidance and supervision of the Senior Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer / Global Firearms Programme (GFP) Coordinator in ISS, and the overall supervision of the Chief of Section.

For more information on UNODC, please visit our website at www.unodc.org.Responsibilities.

Fore more information on the job opening, please visit: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=142459&Lang=en-US.

On the Job! Int’l Nuremberg Principles Academy

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On the Job! compiles interesting vacancy notices, as follows:

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy is looking for two project officers for two different research projects: Project Officer for the “E-Procedure” Research Project and Project Officer for the “Length of Proceedings” Research Project. For both positions, the Project Officer will conduct background research, compile literature reviews, and engage in project development, among other tasks.

Both require an advanced degree (minimum Master’s degree) in international law, international criminal law, human rights or related field, a minimum of 2 years of experience in project coordination in a related field, and demonstrated knowledge of International Criminal Law, among other qualifications.

To apply, send a complete application including cover letter, CV and three references to admin@nurembergacademy.org. The deadline for the “E-Procedure” position is July 31, 2019 and for the “Length of Proceedings” position is August 31, 2019. (Click on the highlighted text above for more information on each position.)

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy is a foundation dedicated to the advancement of the Nuremberg Principles and International Criminal Law (ICL). It is located in Nuremberg, the birthplace of modern ICL, and is conceived as a forum and capacity building institution for contemporary issues in the ICL field. The foundation’s activities include the promotion of International Criminal Law through training and applied research. The Academy was established in November 2014 by the Federal Republic of Germany, the Free State of Bavaria and the City of Nuremberg.

On the Job! [Helton Fellowship]

On the Job! compiles interesting vacancy notices, as follows:
ASIL

 Applications are welcome from recent or current law graduates for the position of Helton Fellow.  The holder of this position receives funded contributions from ASIL members, interest groups, and private foundations to pursue field work and research on significant issues involving international law, human rights, humanitarian affairs, and related areas. Deadline is Monday, January 15, 2018; details here https://www.asil.org/about/helton-fellowship-program.

Seeking Associate Director for Global Practice Preparation: Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk International Law Center

sign2We’re looking for a self-initiating, globally minded individual to lead the Global Practice Preparation portfolio here at the Dean Rusk International Law Center, University of Georgia School of Law.

The Associate Director for Global Practice Preparation will advance our 40-year-old Center’s mission by developing and administering global practice preparation initiatives, with the support of an administrative assistant and under the supervision of yours truly, the Director of the Dean Rusk International Law Center.

As detailed in the full job notice, initiatives include:

A J.D. or LL.M. degree or its equivalent is required for this possession. As detailed in the full job notice, the successful applicant also will have significant experience, practice- or research-based, in global affairs, international law, and/or global legal education; proficiency in languages other than English; and experience in events planning and coordination. The successful applicant further will have an ability to travel, as well as a demonstrated self-initiating, entrepreneurial, creative, and collaborative approach to work.

Also expected is dedicated to advancing the mission of the Dean Rusk International Law Center. Named after the former U.S. Secretary of State who taught at Georgia Law in the last decades of his career, the Center has served since 1977 as a nucleus for global research, education, and service.

A PDF of the full job notice is here. To apply, click here and follow registration/application instructions, inserting the posting number 20171879 in order to reach the vacancy, captioned “ASSOC DIRECTOR ADMINISTRATIVE.”

We look forward to filling this vital position asap, so if you’re interested, don’t delay!

(Cross-posted from Exchange of Notes)

On the Job! Gender Project Consultant in NYC; Clinical Fellow @ Duke Law

On the Job! compiles interesting vacancy notices, as follows:

logoThe Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack. Applications are welcome from Ph.Ds, Ph.D candidates or other advanced research training in fields such as gender, human right, humanitarian assistance or education for the position of GCPEA Gender Project Consultant.  The holder of this position will conduct research and develop gender-specific recommendations on protecting girls and women from attacks on education and military use of educational institutions. They will work approximately 65 days between April and November 2017, presenting research to the GC{EAGender Project Working Group and external reviewers. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled; details here.

download► Duke University Law School. Applications are welcome from individuals with 2-5 years experience with international human rights for a supervising attorney/clinical fellow to join the international human rights program and clinic beginning in Summer 2017, led by Professor Jayne Huckerby. The holder of this position will primarily help supervise student fieldwork in Clinic projects and participate in the planning and teaching of the Clinic advocacy seminar, among other opportunities, supervised by the Director of the International Human Rights Clinic. Deadline is April 16, 2017; details here. 

On the Job! Research Assistant Professor, Newcomb/Tulane

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► Applications are welcome from graduates in law, political science, or related disciplines for the position of Research Assistant Professor, Newcomb College Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana.  The holder of this full-time, two-year, research and teaching position, which focuses on judicial diversity, will report to Tulane Professor Sally J. Kenney, the Institute’s Executive Director. Deadline is Jan. 15, 2017; details here.newcomb-logo

Job Opportunity: Post Doc Positions

WZB Berlin Social Science Center

The WZB Berlin Social Science Center is seeking to appoint two research fellows to be employed fulltime (39 hours/week) for up to five years, commencing on 16th January 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Main tasks involve the theory-based research of transnational and international institutions, their social and political prerequisites, and the repercussions on national processes. The successful candidates are to work within the framework of the research programme of the Global Governance unit.

Please see the unit’s website or following attachment for more information:

 

Announcements

Job Postings

iCourts – Centre of Excellence for International Courts, University of Copenhagen, is currently looking for a new professor or associate professor of international law.

Call for Papers

Centre for Women, Peace and Security, London School of Economics and Political Science

  • Gender and New Wars Workshop, 9 & 10 March 2017
  • Deadline for abstracts: 11 November 2016

War is a gendered phenomenon. While gender differential impacts of war have been widely studied, there is still a gap in our understanding of how gender is constructed in the context of ‘new wars’ (an analytic approach to understanding present-day conflicts: Kaldor, 1999, 3rd ed. 2012). In ‘old wars’, the battle was between the states, the national interest was the justification for war and uniformed militaries were the main actors. New wars have a different logic, stemming from differences in the actors, the goals, the tactics, and the forms of finance. In new wars, the actors include armed forces, para-military groups, war lords, mercenaries, private security contractors, criminal groups. They are largely fought in the name of identity, such as ethnicity, religion, tribal, rather than for geopolitical goals, and fear and terror are spread via civilian casualties and forced displacement. While old wars tend to be extreme in the sense of maximising and totalising violence, new wars tend to be persistent and difficult to end. Continue reading

Announcements

Jobs

  • On the Job! International Law Position at Centre for War Studies in Denmark: The Centre for War Studies (CWS) at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense is currently advertising a post as Assistant Professor with starting date 1 November 2016 or soon thereafter. CWS is an interdisciplinary research centre rooted in the Departments of Political Science, Law and Cultural Studies. The successful applicant will be skilled at organizing policy and public outreach activities, including workshops, partner networks and various communication platforms. The teaching load will include contributions to the interdisciplinary master degree in “International Security and Law”. The successful candidate can be trained either in international law or international relations, but should research issues of relevance to both communities. This position has been created to advance both interdisciplinary research collaboration and outreach, and if after three years the initiative proves successful, the Departments of Political Science and Law will fund a tenured position, budgets allowing. For more information and the application form see the official job advert. The deadline for applications is 15 September 2016.

Call for Papers

Accountability Counsel Internships

One of the premier human rights law firms in the country – Accountability Counsel – is looking for students and recent graduates interested in international law, human rights, accountability, dispute resolution, complex negotiations, environmental justice, corporate accountability, women’s rights, and/or international development.

Accountability Council:

assists communities around the world to defend their environmental and human rights. …

and seeks to

hold corporate and institutional violators accountable through our dual approaches: direct support to communities and policy advocacy.

The organization in particular works on behalf of people and communities harmed by internationally-financed projects through community driven and policy level strategies to access justice.

The following opportunities are now open for our Fall 2016 unpaid Fellow and Intern Programs:

  • Law Fellow – San Francisco – 2L and 3L law students or recent law school graduates (within one year of graduation).
  • South Asia Law Fellow – Washington, D.C – 2L and 3L law students or recent law school graduates (within one year of graduation).
  • Policy Fellow – Washington, D.C. – law students, graduate students currently studying policy and/or another related field, or recent graduates (within one year of graduation).
  • Data Analyst Fellow – San Francisco – graduate students and recent graduates (within one year of graduation) in a related field of data or statistics.
  • Communications & Operations Intern – San Francisco – undergraduate students or recent graduates (within one year of graduation).
  • Data Intern – San Francisco – undergraduate students or recent graduates (within one year of graduation).

Any interested students/recent graduates should consult the website for more information.  To apply, students must complete an online application form.