Job Vacancy: Early Career Academic in Refugee Law

Wednesday 25 September 2013

Applications are sought for the position of Early Career Academic in the Refugee Law Initiative, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

This post represents an opportunity for a rising star in the field of refugee law to join the dynamic team at the highly successful Refugee Law Initiative (RLI). Further details about the activities of the RLI can be found on its website:

To succeed in this newly-created post, applicants will need a specialised knowledge of refugee law, normally evidenced by a PhD in a relevant subject discipline (or demonstrably close to completion). The successful candidate will be an ambitious and motivated scholar, who is able to combine practitioner experience that engages multilateral, governmental and non-governmental institutions with the insights provided by academic research. To be credible in this exchange, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an excellent research and publication record and a track record of attracting external funding for research and dissemination projects. Teaching experience at Master’s level, preferably in the field of human rights, is also essential.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 3rd October 2013.

Previous applicants need not reapply.

For more information on the role click here.