The British Red Cross invites applications for the post of British Red Cross Research Fellow – International Humanitarian Law based at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law.
The British Red Cross works to disseminate knowledge of and to encourage respect for international humanitarian law. It co-operates closely with the International Committee of the Red Cross in these areas.
The British Red Cross is seeking to hire an international law researcher to update the collection of practice supporting the ICRC Study on Customary International Humanitarian Law.
Working as a member of a five-person research team based at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge, the post-holder will analyse documents concerning world-wide practice in the area of international humanitarian law from a variety of sources and will incorporate the relevant parts of the documents into a database.
The ideal candidate will hold an LL.M. with a focus on international law or have the equivalent professional experience. A demonstrated understanding of relevant areas of international law, in particular of international humanitarian law, excellent analytical skills and the capability to work in a precise, structured and detailed manner are essential, as well as excellent written English and a good knowledge of French or Spanish.
Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 22 September 2013.
Full job description and details on how to apply, available at the British Red Cross website.