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Research Officer (Feminist International Law of Peace and Security)

Contract Type
Fixed Term
£34,156 to £35,768 pa inclusive of London Allowance
Expiry Date
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Job Description


Centre for Women, Peace and Security

Research Officer (Feminist International Law of Peace and Security)

Salary from £34,156 to £35,768 pa inclusive of London Allowance

This is a fixed term 24 month appointment

The Centre for Women, Peace and Security is a leading academic space for scholars, practitioners, activists, policy-makers and students to develop strategies to promote justice, human rights and participation for women in conflict-affected situations around the world.

We seek a post-doctoral Research Officer to support the Principal Investigator (PI) and Co Investigator (Co-I) on the AHRC-funded project ‘A Feminist International Law of Peace and Security’ (FILPS) in the fulfilment of project deliverables, carrying out independent original research and running research activities as required for the effective and efficient delivery of the project.

The postholder will have a PhD in international law and experience researching and writing on women’s human rights, international law and/or the growing field of women, peace and security. They will have a demonstrable research interest in the legal governance of peace and security and knowledge of feminist research methods as applied to international law. Knowledge of and connections to the global women, peace and security agenda and field is essential; multidisciplinary research skills and professional experience in litigating women’s human rights would be an advantage.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

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The closing date for receipt of applications is 22 July 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.