E.MA Fellow in International Relations, Law or Philosophy

Deadline: 1 April, 2015
Open to: candidateswith a PhD (completed or near completion) in Political Science/International Relations, law or philosophy with relevance to Human Rights and Democratisation with significant experience in teaching and working with academics in an international environment
Remuneration: The gross salary will be between €2.500 and €3.000 per month, depending on qualifications and seniority

Description

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is looking to appoint a highly qualified individual as E.MA Fellow  in Venice-Lido, Italy. The initial assignment is for the period between 1 May  2015 and 31 January 2016, with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and funding.

The E.MA Fellow will work as a member of the academic and administrative unit of the E.MA Programme in cooperation with the E.MA Fellow in International Human Rights Law and under the supervision of the E.MA Programme Director. The position involves a combination of academic and administrative responsibilities connected with the E.MA Programme.

Description of tasks:

  • To act as a continuous academic resource reference for students;
  • Performing administrative tasks related to the E.MA programme and the external lecturers coming to Venice over the period of the first semester;
  • Performing autonomous teaching and marking of first semester curriculum units;
  • Assisting in the E.MA Programme Director in the academic and administrative planning of the forthcoming academic year;
  • Reporting regularly to the E.MA Programme Director, EIUC Secretary General and E.MA Governing Bodies about the above mentioned activities.

Eligibility

Essential requirements

The E.MA Fellow should possess and demonstrate the following:

  • PhD (completed or near completion) in Political Science/International Relations or law or philosophy  with relevance to Human Rights and Democratisation;
  • Significant experience in teaching and working with academics in an international environment;
  • Excellent communication, diplomatic and group management skills;
  • Solid mentoring abilities and understanding of the needs and concerns of peers and students;
  • Collegiality and willingness to work as part of a team;
  • Strong proven organisational and time management skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of English, including drafting ability;
  • Very good knowledge of MS Word and Excel.

 Desirable requirements:

  • Experience in human rights practice;
  • Good knowledge of Adobe Professional (preparing and editing PDFs), Virtual Learning Environments and other IT-related applications;
  • Knowledge of website editing and social networking;
  • Knowledge of Italian and possibly French.

Remuneration

The gross salary will be between €2.500 and €3.000 per month, depending on qualifications and seniority (with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and funding).

Application

Please send a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae and two recommendation letters to the E.I.U.C secretary General, prof. Benoit-Rohmer ([email protected] ) and the E.MA Executive Officer, Ms Lucia Fanicchi ([email protected]).

Short listing will be completed in April and interviews will take place in Venice or via skype in middle of April.

Note: Filling the above position is contingent upon approval of funding by the European Commission.

For further information please visit the official website.

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