The Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law is looking to fill one project-related position for Research Fellows in the project Transitional Justice and Reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Position: Research Fellow
Project: Transitional Justice and Reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location: Max Planck Foundation Office in Heidelberg, Germany
Term: Fixed term (1 year), with possibility of extension
Closing date for applications: 25 October 2018
The Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law (MPFPR) is based in Heidelberg. It continues the extensive consulting, training and research projects of the “Global Knowledge Transfer” working group, which existed from 2002 to 2012 at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (MPIL). Within the framework of its research activities, the Foundation carries out several “Global Knowledge Transfer Projects” in various countries (see: http://www.mpfpr.de). The Foundation’s projects focus on consultancy, capacity building and provision of technical legal expertise in the fields of public international law, comparative constitutional law and the rule of law in post-conflict countries and countries in transition.
The Research Fellow will conduct research in the field of Transitional Justice in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the wider region. The input is to support a mediation project in this field which includes all relevant BiH stakeholders such as governmental authorities and civil society.
Under the supervision of the Head of Project, the successful candidate shall
Education and Professional Experience
Fluency in English is essential (oral and written).
Fluency in Bosnian / Croatian / Serbian (oral and written) is equally essential.
Other Skills & Competencies
Assessment of qualified candidates will include a competency-based test and interviews.
The Max Planck Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified men and women, including those with disabilities, to apply.
The position is contingent upon funding as well as all stakeholders’ consent to engage in the project’s activities.
Research Fellows are based in Heidelberg, Germany, with frequent travels to the region.
Remuneration will be based on the Collective Agreement on Public Service Wages under German Law (Tarifvertrag des Öffentlichen Dienstes – TVöD).
|Location:||Heidelberg - Germany|
|Placed On:||10th October 2018|
|Closes:||25th October 2018|
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