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

Duration and hours

The work is to start immediately and will run until June 30th, 2019. The hours will vary but the successful applicant can expect to work up to 5 hours per month.


The post will report to Professor Sandra Fredman and the Managing Editor.  


  • A general understanding of the field of law is essential.
  • A strong understanding of human rights law is essential.
  • Past participation in OxHRH activities is desirable 
  • Excellent editing, writing and research skills - in particular, an ability to edit posts for publication to a very high standard of academic writing.
  • Excellent admin and IT skills are essential.
  • Strong communication skills, and an ability to work in a team of editors.  


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

The rate of pay will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £17.69/hr, inclusive of holiday pay, for more than 12 weeks work.


This post is funded by the Oxford Human Rights Hub’s grant from the Sigrid Rausing Trust.

How to Apply

A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to by 5pm on 8th November 2018. 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 Professor Fredman at



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.