A position as postdoctoral researcher (duration 2 years) in International Environmental Law is available at PluriCourts , Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, a Centre of Excellence at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo: http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1188255/70420?iso=no.
FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
School of Government, Development and International Affairs – FDS022
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The USP is one of two regional universities in the world and is the leading tertiary education provider and research facility in the South Pacific. The USP recognises the importance of research activity to our academic staff and therefore provides incentives to encourage research and publications output. With over 26,000 students around the Pacific region, we are supported by 12 Pacific Island Countries; Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
The School of Government, Development and International Affairs (SGDIA), Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) offers interesting and regionally relevant courses and programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Leadership, Human Rights, Politics and International Affairs, Governance, Development Studies, and Diplomacy as well as Gender Studies. The school also offers the university wide second year undergraduate degree course, UU 200 Ethics and Governance. The school’s team of academic staff is very well qualified and experienced teachers committed to providing high quality and relevant courses and programmes. They are in fact amongst the best in the South Pacific region. Continue reading
Element: Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security
Work type: Fixed term (4.5 years)
The Centre: The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security (CEPS) was established in 2007 under the ARC Centre of Excellence special initiative to boost policing and security research capability in Australia. CEPS extensive network of industry and international partners provide a critical framework for researchers and students to undertake highly innovative, inter-disciplinary and collaborative research internationally and nationally, enriching the research and policy impact and outcomes of research. CEPS research leadership shapes policy and practice reform to strength the security and wellbeing of Australia.
The position is funded by an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship grant (2013-18). The ‘Prosecution Project’ provides an unparalleled opportunity to investigate the successes, failures and limits of the criminal trial in Australia from the colonial era to the post-war decades. Using the rich resources of Australian archives, it will provide enduring foundational knowledge of Australian criminal justice in its historical and international context. The research team conducting the project includes the Laureate Fellow, two Research Fellows, two PhD scholars, and other research support staff. The project team will also work closely with research partners in criminal justice and legal history within the Centre and with research collaborators in other universities in Australia and elsewhere. Continue reading
Griffith University is offering two PhD Scholarships (for commencement before end of 2014), to train a new generation of historical researchers in inter-disciplinary approaches to criminal justice.
The two PhD Scholarships will be part of the ARC Laureate Fellowship project team to be led by Professor Mark Finnane. The ‘Prosecution Project’ will investigate the successes, failures and limits of the criminal trial in Australia from the colonial era to the post-war decades. Using the rich resources of Australian archives, it will provide an enduring foundational knowledge of Australian criminal justice in its historical and international context.
The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security (CEPS) was established in 2007 under the ARC Centre of Excellence special initiative to boost policing and security research capability in Australia. The CEPS extensive network of industry and international partners provides a critical framework for researchers and students to undertake highly innovative, inter-disciplinary and collaborative research internationally and nationally, enriching the research and policy impact and outcomes of research. CEPS research leadership shapes policy and practice reform to strength the security and wellbeing of Australia.
Successful applicants will have an appropriate Honours 1 or high 2A (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in a relevant social sciences or humanities discipline (especially history, law and criminology). The candidate will be enrolled full-time.
The stipend is valued at AUD $29,844 per year (tax free), and an additional $5,000 top-up scholarship – a total of AUD 34,844 per year. The scholarship will be awarded for four years. Research allowance will be made available by the enrolling school. Students can also apply on a competitive basis for additional funds up to AUD $3,000 for conference presentations and approved research activities. Successful international students will be awarded a tuition scholarship and have their international student tuition fee waived.
Closing date: Midnight (AEST) 30 April 2014.
For further research project-related enquiries, please contact Professor Mark Finnane on (07) 37351032 or email email@example.com
The Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies program at Middlebury College seeks to hire a one-year visiting assistant professor (Ph.D) or instructor (ABD) in 2014-2015. The primary responsibility will be to teach the introductory course outlining the foundations of gender, sexuality and feminist studies and an upper level feminist theory course. The candidate will also teach two courses in their field of specialization. The position entails teaching four courses during the course of the year.
The deadline for this position is December 9, 2013. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research, and three letters of recommendation (with at least one addressing the candidate’s teaching abilities). More information on the website.
The Australian National University College of Law is currently offering four Australian Postgraduate Scholarships and one University Research Scholarship (each worth about $25,000 a year, plus some other benefits). We are very keen to receive more applications so could you please draw attention to these scholarships to your networks. Applications close on 31 October.
The first person to contact about these scholarships is:
HDR & Military Program Coordinator
ANU College of Law &
National Centre for Indigenous Studies
Fellows Road, Building 5
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200 Australia
T: +61 2 6125 5877
Element: Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance
Work type: Fixed term (two years)
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow – Global Centre for Evidence-based Corrections and Sentencing (GCECS), Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance, Griffith University, is searching for one Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to become part of a collaborative corrections and sentencing research team (start date negotiable but no later than January 2014).
This is a fixed term (two years), full time position based at the Mt Gravatt campus.
The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will work at the GCECS as part of a team conducting a variety of adult and juvenile corrections and sentencing research projects, including Queensland-focused research on correctional performance measurement, and selected comparative research projects conducted in collaboration with our global research consortium partners.
The Fellow will work autonomously based on direction provided by the Centre Director, and will contribute to the intellectual thrust of the GCECS. The role will include day-to-day management of one specific research project, and the supervision of casual research assistants. Continue reading
The T.M.C. Asser Instituut is a unique and leading inter-university research centre specialized in the field of international and European law. Its core activities of fundamental and applied research, postgraduate education, consultancy, knowledge dissemination and valorization are predominantly carried out on and from its premises in The Hague.
The Asser International Sports Law Centre (AISLC) was established in 2002 within the framework of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut. It provides high quality research, legal consultancy, and academic services to the sporting world at large (including sports ministries, international and intergovernmental organizations, sports associations and federations, the professional sports industry, etc.) on both a national and international basis. As a pioneer in the field of international sports law, the AISLC has established a worldwide network of academics and practitioners and cooperation agreements with various sports law institutes and centres in Europe and beyond. The AISLC edits and publishes the International Sports Law Journal (ISLJ) and the Asser International Sports Law book series and organizes a range of seminars, conferences, and training events.
The T.M.C. Asser Instituut is looking to appoint a full-time (38 hours per week) Senior Researcher in international and European sports law to join its dynamic and multinational research team.
Senior Researcher (Postdoc) in international and European sports law (Full-time)
As an active member of this Sports Law team, you will contribute to the acquisition, development and carrying out of (new) research projects and initiatives in close collaboration with the cluster coordinator.
The specific tasks of the successful candidate will include the following:
• You will conduct fundamental and applied, comparative research in the area of international and European sports law at an advanced level, leading to high-level academic publications and high quality advice/opinions for a multitude of clients.
• You will acquire and carry out externally financed research and academic service projects and participate in coordinating tasks in the management of projects.
• You will be expected, where possible and appropriate, to give presentations on your specific subject field.
• You will help organize dissemination activities such as trainings, workshops and conferences.
• You will maintain and further develop an international network of experts and stakeholders.
• You have recently completed your Ph.D. in an area of law relevant to sport.
• You have a good knowledge of EU law.
• You have a broad general knowledge of European and international sports law. Prior professional expertise in this specialist area, as can be demonstrated by publications and/or experience in legal practice, is desirable. It is more important, however, that you can demonstrate great potential and commitment to pursue a research career in the area of International and European sports law.
• You have an established record of research, publications, and acquisition of external funding for research and dissemination projects.
• You have experience in participating in collaborative research projects and are open to carry out inter-disciplinary research.
• You are an ambitious and motivated scholar with an international profile and an extensive professional network.
• You have excellent writing and presentation skills for promoting and reporting on research.
• You have an excellent command of English, both written and spoken. Knowledge of Dutch and other languages is an asset.
• You are flexible, proactive, and able to work both independently and as a strong team-player.
• You are capable of performing well under the stress of strict deadlines.
We offer employment as full-time senior researcher initially for 1 year, but renewable for a period of up to 6 years. The Institute is affiliated with the University of Amsterdam, whose conditions of employment are applicable. The salary will be in accordance with the CAO of the Dutch Universities and depending on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The gross yearly salary (including holiday pay and an extra monthly payment) will be between € 45,742. — and € 62,627.–.
How to apply?
Applications should comprise a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae in EUROPAS format, a list of publications and the contact details of two referees. Applications must be sent in English, in MS-Word format to HRM@asser.nl before October 15, 2013.
Further information about the position can be obtained from Dr. Ben Van Rompuy, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org phone +31-(0)70-3420 361) and Drs. Julien Simon, Head of Human Resources, e-mail J.Simon@asser.nl, phone +31-(0)70-3420 375.
The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is organising a seminar, with the patronage and collaboration of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Union (EU), which will analyse human rights from an environmental perspective, with a new multi-disciplinary approach that underpins the notion that the right to a healthy environment is just as basic as other rights. For more information, see the flyer.
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of
PROFESSOR / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR in INTERNATIONAL LAW
starting on 1 September 2014 or on a mutually agreed upon date.
Candidates must hold a PhD (or, for candidates without a PhD, an outstanding academic record is required). They
must have a strong grounding in general international law and a specialisation in international organisations law such
as United Nations law. An excellent publication record is essential. The capacity to work with colleagues from other
disciplines is an asset.
The successful candidate will teach postgraduate courses in the Department of International Law and provide courses
for the interdisciplinary programmes of the Institute. She or he will supervise Master’s and PhD theses.
The teaching language is either English or French. Prior knowledge of French is not required, but the successful
candidate is expected to acquire at least a passive knowledge of it.
Applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae and a list of publications – but excluding letters of recommendation
and samples of publications – must reach the Director, preferably by email (email@example.com) or by post
(the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, P.O. Box 136, 1211 Geneva 21, Switzerland), by
30 September 2013.
Information on employment conditions can be obtained by inquiring through the same contact details.
The Institute reserves the right to fill the post by invitation at any time.
For more information, candidates are encouraged to consult the Institute’s website: http://graduateinstitute.ch/open_positions