Researcher on Burundi, Human Rights Watch, Bujumbura
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Burundi (Bujumbura Field Office)
Duration: 2 years, with possibility of extension
Human Rights Watch is seeking a researcher to monitor violations of
human rights and international humanitarian law in Burundi.
The individual in this position must be flexible and able to respond
quickly to crises and conflicts as they may occur and in coordination
with the HRW Great Lakes Team Leader, producing excellent written
material under tight deadlines.
An advanced (graduate) degree in
international relations, journalism, law and history or the social
sciences is required.
Candidates should have a background in human
rights concerns in Burundi and in the Great Lakes generally.
Experience in human rights work and living and/or working in the
region is highly desirable.
Excellent oral and written communications
skills in English and French are required.
The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated, extremely
well-organized, collegial and able to work quickly and well under
pressure, both independently and as a member of a team.
evidence a demonstrated commitment to international human rights.
Please apply immediately (no calls or email inquiries, please) by
emailing together a letter of interest, resume, names and contact
details for references and a brief writing sample (unedited by others)
no later than May 17, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please use "Burundi Researcher Application" as the subject of your email.
applications will be reviewed.
It is preferred that all materials be
submitted via email.
If emailing is not possible, send materials
(please do not split a submission between email and regular post) to:
Human Rights Watch
Attn: Search Committee (Burundi Researcher)
2nd Floor, 2-12 Pentonville Road
London N1 9HF, United Kingdom
Fax: +44 (0)20 7713 1800