European Council on Refugees and Exiles: Part-time Legal Officer
The European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) is recruiting a 16-month part-time position (50%) at its Brussels Office for a Legal Officer to work on its research project on the concepts of Actors of Protection and the Internal Protection Alternative. If interested, please read the job description and further information here and return the completed application form by 5th November 2012 as an e-mail attachment sent to Claire Rimmer stating ‘Application Legal Officer APAIPA’ in the subject heading.
COMPAS: Administrative Assistant
Good office and IT skills (using Microsoft packages) are important and some knowledge of updating websites will be of benefit. The closing date for applications is midday on 5 November 2012 with interviews expected to be held on 12 November 2012. For full details and to apply, click here.
Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre: Advocacy Officer
The Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre (HKRAC) has created the new post of Advocacy Officer to work closely with law firm partners, NGOs, and regional and international refugee rights networks in order to undertake. landscape-changing research and develop advocacy strategies aimed at improving the lives of refugees and asylum seekers in Hong Kong. Full job description available here. To apply, please send your CV with letter of interest and writing sample (preferably advocacy related) to this email with the subject header ‘Advocacy Officer’ by 9 November 2012.
Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre: Staff Attorney
HKRAC is seeking a Staff Attorney, who will be responsible for contributing to all aspects of HKRAC’s refugee legal aid service provision. The Staff Attorney provides direct legal services and contributes to the work of the legal team. Full job description and application instructions available here. Applications due by 9 November 2012.
Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre: Staff Attorney (Clinical Programmes)
HKRAC is also recruiting a Staff Attorney (Clinical Programmes). This person is responsible for relating at an operational level to HKRAC’s university partners and prospective partners. The SA(CP) oversees the work of clinic students, provides direct legal services, and contributes to the work of the legal team. Full job description and application instructions available here. Applications due by 9 November 2012.
Oxford Department of Social Policy & Intervention and Refugee Studies Centre: Research Assistant
The Oxford Department of Social Policy and Intervention and the Refugee Studies Centre (within the Department of International Development) invites applications for a Research Assistant to work on a project exploring transitions to adulthood of former unaccompanied children in Europe. The successful applicant will work on the project entitled ‘In protracted limbo: transitions to adulthood of former unaccompanied asylum seeking children.’ The full job description is available here. Only applications received promptly by noon UK time on 12 November 2012 can be considered.
Freedom from Torture: Law and Policy Officer
Freedom from Torture seeks to engage a Law and Policy Officer to drive forward their work to improve the legal and policy protections for torture survivors in the UK as asylum seekers and refugees through policy and advocacy work, including strategic litigation if necessary, drawing on learning from Freedom from Torture’s clinical service provision, research and legal and welfare advice service. Full job description available here. The closing date is 14 November 2012 at 5pm (UK).
Asylum Access: Consultant Legal Researcher
Asylum Access is currently recruiting for a Consultant Legal Researcher, to contribute to two exciting new research projects running between January and June 2013. Applicants should either be a UK qualified solicitor or barrister, with 3 years experience of UK immigration, asylum and nationality law AND/OR an experienced legal researcher, with an LLM, MPhil or higher and significant experience of conducting detailed legal research in UK immigration, asylum and nationality law. The deadline for applications is 10am on 12 November 2012, with interviews taking place in London on Wednesday 28th November. Full job description available here.
Exeter University: Research Fellow
The College wishes to recruit a Research Fellow to support Dr. Nick Gill’s investigation into disparities in asylum appeal success rates at different courts around the UK. They will work at Exeter University for most of the post but will also conduct a 3-month ethnography of an immigration court in the UK and another 6-month detailed observation of a different court in the UK, living away from Exeter for a total of 9 months out of the 36 month post. This unique ESRC funded post is available from 7t January 2013 until 6 January 2016. To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please go totheir website. For further information please email Dr. Nick Gill or telephone (01392) 723333. To apply please send your CV, covering letter and the details of three referees here quoting the reference number P44045 in any correspondence.
Andrew W. Mellon University Lecturership in International Human Rights and Refugee Law
Applicants are invited to apply for this permanent, full-time position by the Oxford Department of International Development in association with the Faculty of Law and St. Antony’s College. The further particulars are available here, or by contacting the Departmental Administrator, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB (tel: 01865 281805, email here.) The closing date for applications is 12 noon UK time on 9 January 2013. Please quote reference number VG-12-001.