Supervised Professor by Kate O’Regan, Director of the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights in the Faculty of Law, this one-year post-doctoral fellowship, will provide an opportunity for an exceptional candidate to conduct research in the field of Human Rights and Freedom of Expression. The fellow will assist with the co-ordination and delivery of course materials for the of global massive open online course (MOOC) for members of the judiciary on international standards on freedom of expression, including press freedom, access to public information, safety of journalists and challenges created by the digital world. The MOOC will take place in March – April 2021 and will be jointly organised by the Bonavero Institute and UNESCO. The candidate will also be expected to undertake independent research on an aspect of Freedom of Expression and Human Rights for 25% of their time.

The successful candidate should hold a completed doctorate in human rights law or related field (or evidence of imminent completion); demonstrable familiarity with scholarly literature and debates in the broad fields of human rights and freedom of expression; have outstanding research skills and the ability to contribute to the analysis, design, and writing of course materials for human rights training; excellent communication skills and an ability to explain legal concepts and human rights developments and have excellent organisational and networking skills.

The post is full time and fixed term for 12 months. 

The post will be based at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, c/o Mansfield College, Oxford, OX1 3TF

The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 19 October 2020  We plan to hold interviews on Wednesday 28 October (am).  Please indicate whether you are available for interview on that date on your application.

 You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your on-line application. 

To apply for this post and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please go to the link below Vacancy ID: 147084