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INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY: Research Assistant on comparative human rights law projects
Closing date: Friday 21 November

Dr Barbara Havelková is looking for one or two research assistants to help with
1) An article on the regulation of prostitution in Central Europe;
2) A book on gender in law during and after state socialism in the Czech Republic.
 
Duration and hours
The work is to start immediately. Project 1) will run until December 2014; and project 2) will run until April 2015.
The hours will vary. There is a total of 30 hours allocated to project 1) and 50 hours to project 2). You will not be required to work for more than 8 hours in any given week.
 
Reporting
The post will report to Dr Barbara Havelková.

Requirements
A knowledge of comparative human rights law and/or comparative equality law is desirable. No knowledge of Czech law is expected. Excellent writing and research skills are essential.

Eligibility
This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.
 
Rate of Pay
This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £13.88/hour plus holiday pay of £2.38 = total of £16.26/hour.
 
Funding
This post is funded by the Law Faculty’s Research Support Fund.

How to Apply
A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to barbara.havelkova@law.ox.ac.uk by the 21st November 2014. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability.
 
Supervisors may be asked for a reference.
 
Informal enquiries may be emailed to barbara.havelkova@law.ox.ac.uk.

 

The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY: Research Assistant - EU Emissions Trading Scheme
Closing date: Friday 21 November

Dr van Zeben is looking for a research assistant to help with preparations for a book chapter on the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.
 
Duration and hours
The work is to start immediately and will run until January 2014. Funding is available for a total of 30 hours.
Part of the work will have to be completed in a condensed period over 2-3 weeks. Exact hours can be tailored subject to other responsibilities.
 
Reporting
The post will report to Dr van Zeben directly.
 
Requirements
A general understanding of EU law is essential – particularly the ability to research independently in European legal databases. Most of the work will concern research into the jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice.
Knowledge of more than one national legal system is desirable but not essential.
Good admin and IT skills are essential.
The work can be done in any place where you have access to a good library, but you must be able to available for a (Skype) meeting around December 8-13.

Eligibility
This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.
 
Rate of Pay
This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate for short term projects of £13.88/hour plus holiday pay of £1.68 = total of £15.56/hour. **
 
Funding
This post is funded by the Law Faculty’s Research Support Fund.

How to Apply
A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to Dr van Zeben (josephine.vanzeben@worc.ox.ac.uk) by November 21st . Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability before Christmas break.
 
Supervisors may be asked for a reference.
 
Informal enquiries may be emailed to Dr van Zeben.

The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY: Research Assistant - online debates around the Ethiopian elections
Closing date: Monday 24 November

The Centre for Socio-Legal Studies is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant who will work with Dr Iginio Gagliardone on a new project map to online debates around the Ethiopian elections of May 2015.

Project description and tasks
The project aims to develop rigorous and innovative methods to map and collect people’s voices and facilitate public debates. It is conducted in collaboration with Addis Ababa University and in consultation with a variety of local and international stakeholders. The Research Assistant will be required to analyse data, provide background material, and draft monthly research reports in collaboration with the research team.  S/he will also be expected to contribute to the production of other academic outputs (e.g. journal articles) and be required to provide support in ensuring research results are widely publicized through the project’s website and other channels (e.g. writing blog posts, reaching out to other institutions working in this area).

Duration and hours
The work is to start immediately and will run initially until March 2015 for up to 120 hours. The successful candidate is expected to work part-time, according to University regulations. 

Reporting
The Research Assistant will report to Dr Iginio Gagliardone.

Requirements
Perfect command of written English and proven ability to write research reports addressed to academic and non-academic audiences (e.g. policy makers, journalists, politicians). This post requires a solid background in one or more of the following disciplines: political science and international relations, socio-legal studies, development studies, media and communication. Previous experience with data analysis (both quantitative and qualitative) and familiarity with online research methods will be an advantage.

Eligibility
This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.

Rate of Pay
This will be paid at the standard Law Faculty rate of £13.88/hour plus holiday pay of £2.38/hour = total of £16.26/hour.

Funding
This post is funded by a research grant from the Foreign Commonwealth Office.


How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and contact details of two referees to Katie Christoffers (katie.christoffers@csls.ox.ac.uk) before the closing date of 24 November 2014 (17:00 GMT).  Referees will not be contacted without prior permission. 

Informal enquiries may be emailed to: iginio.gagliardone@csls.ox.ac.uk

The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


INTERNAL ONLY - Research Assistant
Closing date: Wednesday 26 November

Julian Roberts is looking for someone to assist in copyediting of a scholarly article and proof-based indexing of a  scholarly volume.

 Duration and hours

 The work needs to start December 1 or earlier if possible and must be completed in short time space of time due to pressure from the publisher.

The hours will be approximately 15 for the article, and 20 for the indexing.

Reporting

The post will report to Julian Roberts.

Requirements

Experience working on scholarly publications in the field of law, particularly of an editorial nature (copyediting) is essential.

A general understanding of the field of law is essential

The work can be done in any place where you have access to a good library, but you must be able to travel to Oxford for occasional meetings.

 Eligibility

This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.

Rate of Pay

This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £13.88/hour plus holiday pay of £2.38 = total of £15.56/hour

Funding

This post is funded by the Law Faculty’s Research Support Fund .

How to Apply

A short CV and brief cover letter should be sent by email to Julian.roberts@crim.ox.ac.uk by November 26. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability. Informal enquiries may be emailed to Julian Roberts.

 

The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


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