Professor Dapo Akande and Zachary Vermeer are looking for seeking a casual research assistant for a project on prior consent by States to the jurisdiction of international courts and tribunals. The assistant will compile information concerning the jurisdictional basis for applications to the International Court of Justice in contentious cases.
Duration and hours 
The work will be 15-25 hours in total. The research will be due at the beginning of Hilary term 2019.
The work can be spread over Michaelmas term - it will not exceed more than 12 weeks in total. 
The post will report to Dapo Akande and Zachary Vermeer. 
Some knowledge of international law (particularly the jurisdiction of the ICJ) is required. 
This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty or the Blavatnik School of Government 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 £15.10/hour plus holiday pay of £1.82/hr = total of £16.92/hour
How to Apply
A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to by midday on Thursday 25 October. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements. 
Supervisors may be asked for a reference.
Informal enquiries may be emailed to 
Guidelines for Faculty members / line managers
Graduate Studies Committee agreed in Michaelmas Term 2013 the following guidelines and stipulations which were endorsed by the Law Faculty Board the same term.
BCL/MJur students are not permitted to undertake paid work of any kind for the Faculty, and are advised against undertaking paid work offered from any other source as well.
PRS, MPhil, and MSt students are not permitted to undertake teaching for the Faculty but can undertake up to eight hours’ paid work per week and can be employed by the Faculty up to that limit for work other than teaching. 
DPhil students can undertake up to eight hours’ paid work of any kind (including teaching) per week and can be employed by the Faculty up to that limit.
Any queries regarding the eligibility of a particular student should be directed to Geraldine Malloy in the Faculty Office.