Dr Annelen Micus is looking for a research assistant to help with research on Transitional Justice in Colombia as well as Business and Human Rights issues. Most of the research will be conducted as part of an AHRC funded research grant on restorative justice and victims’ participation in Colombia’s Special Jurisdiction for Peace.

Duration and hours

The work is to start immediately and will run until 1 March 2021, with a view to extend it if funding allows.

You will not be required to work for more than 8 hours in any given week, which is the maximum allowed in the Law Faculty for graduate research students.


The post will report to Dr Annelen Micus.


  • Demonstrated knowledge in the field of Human Rights and Transitional Justice is essential.
  • Fluency in Spanish is essential.
  • A reasonable understanding of the human rights situation and transitional justice settings in Colombia is desirable.
  • Knowledge in the field of Business and Human Rights is an asset.
  • This post requires a strong background in human rights, excellent writing and research skills, and access to online search tools and a law library.
  • Good admin and IT skills are essential.


This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty, the Latin American Centre and other Departments of the University of Oxford with experience in this field. The hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.

Rate of Pay

Short term, casual work (less than 12 weeks): This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £15.37/hour plus holiday pay of £1.86 = total of £17.23/hour


This post is funded by the Bonavero Institute.

How to Apply

A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to (annelen.Micus@law.ox.ac.uk) by Monday 7 December 2020. 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 annelen.Micus@law.ox.ac.uk