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Research Assistants

British Institute of International and Comparative Law

6 part-time, paid opportunities for fixed terms of 10 months each

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) is the foremost independent research and discussion body in the United Kingdom in its field, and one of the leading such bodies in the world. Through its high quality legal research, its diverse range of events, seminars and conferences and its world-renowned publications, BIICL is at the forefront of research and discussions on contemporary issues of international and comparative law.  The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law is a specialist centre within BIICL, dedicated to rule of law issues.

We are seeking to recruit six Research Assistants who will be expected to undertake various core tasks, including:

  • Assisting in the coordination and organisation of research activities;
  • Contributing to the production of high quality research in their areas including, where appropriate, assisting with desk-based research, literature reviews, data analysis, drafting of proposals and submissions, report writing and drafting of articles, social media content etc.
  • Assisting in the management and co-ordination of events;
  • Attending meetings with external groups or partners, including government, legal profession and NGOs; and
  • Working as part of a team with other researchers.

Research Assistants will each be assigned to a Supervisor in their legal areas.  For this round of applications, we are particularly looking to appoint in the areas of:

  • Public International Law (one 0.8fte appointment);
  • Rule of Law (one 0.8fte appointment); and
  • Competition Law (one 0.8fte appointment);
  • International Economic Law (one 0.6fte appointment;
  • Private International Law (one 0.6fte appointment).

We also plan to appoint one Research Assistant (0.8fte) to provide support to the BIICL Director, Professor Spyros Maniatis.

These are part-time, fixed term posts to commence in October 2018.

To be considered for one of these roles, all applicants must currently have the right to work in the UK or be in a position to obtain the right to work in the UK by the date of commencement.

The deadline for applications is 31 August 2018. Please click on the apply button for full details of the role and the application process.

Location: London
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th August 2018
Closes: 31st August 2018
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