Deadline: 15 October 2019
Open to: candidates from all over the world
Benefits: remuneration of around USD 13354.60
Post-Doctoral Fellows in the International Development Law Unit play two roles: (1) Academic Advisor to the students in the LLM in Trade and Investment Law in Africa programme
(2) Researcher in the International Development Law Unit (IDLU).
The position is a full-time position (40 hours/week) at the Center for Human Rights, Pretoria, South Africa and the appointment is for 1 year and is renewable based on satisfactory performance.
Academic Advisor to Students in the LLM in Trade and Investment Law in Africa:
- Manage admissions process for LLM students
- Manage scholarship and financial support programme
- Arrange lecturers and all related academic activities for the LLM programme
- Arrange assignments and exams for the LLM programme
- Provide academic advice to LLM students on their mini-dissertations and on all other
- academic matters relating to the LLM programme
- Work with IDLU research team on research projects in the areas of global economic governance and business and human rights;
- Work with IDLU research team organizing conferences, workshops and other activities related to IDLU research projects;
- Conduct independent research and publish in the IDLU research areas.
Candidates from all over the world who have:
- Completed LLD degree or equivalent;
- Knowledge of international trade and investment law;
- Publication record;
- Fluency in English: excellent writing and speaking skills;
- Experience working in a multicultural setting;
- Personal commitment to human rights and development;
- Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills;
- Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines;
- Confident, motivated, proactive, quick thinker and independent worker;
- Proficiency in the basic Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
- This position is funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF) and is linked to the continued funding of the SARCHL Chair of International Development Law and African Economic Relations.
- Remuneration is based on NRF rules and is around USD 13354.60
- This is not a University of Pretoria position and so does not have any associated benefits (such as medical insurance, pension contribution etc.)
How to apply?
In order to apply, please send a cover letter, writing sample and CV including three references to [email protected] on or before 15 October 2019.
For more information, please read the official call.