Professor Sandra Fredman is looking for a Blog Editor for the Oxford Human Rights Hub. 

The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) brings together academics, practitioners, and policy-makers from across the globe to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through the vigorous exchange of ideas and resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the development of human rights law and practice. 

Duties: 
The blog editor will be tasked with substantive and copy editing blog submissions, uploading and publishing blogs, disseminating blogs on social media and working with the OxHRH team in soliciting blogs and developing blog series.  

Duration and hours:
Total number of hours of work available: available total hours strictly limited to 240 based on available funding

Maximum number of hours of work per week (or explain variable arrangements): 5 hours

Start date: 1 September 2021

Date by which the work must be completed: work is completed on a rolling basis as blogs are published on a semi-daily basis. Expected end date of 3 August 2022.

Reporting
The Blog Editor will report to Professor Sandra Fredman.

Requirements

  • A strong understanding of comparative equality, discrimination and human rights law is essential
  • Strong editorial skills 
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Good admin, IT and social media skills are essential.
  • The work can be done in any place where you have access to a good library

Eligibility
This position is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty (or recent graduates of the Law Faculty) and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students. It is expected that the work will be undertaken in the UK. 

Rate of Pay 
This will be paid at £15.37 per hour (based on Grade 6 point 1) plus holiday pay of £2.63 per hour worked (= total of £18.00/hour).

Funding
This position is funded by a research grant from the British Academy.

How to Apply
A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to oxfordhumanrightshub@law.ox.ac.uk by 5 August 2021. Please explain how you meet the requirements for the role, and give details of your availability.

Supervisors may be asked for a reference. 

Informal enquiries may be emailed to oxfordhumanrightshub@law.ox.ac.uk.