Vacancy: Senior Officers Interdisciplinary Research and Training and Capacity Building at the International Nuremberg Principles Academy

By Gwenith Cross

Essentials

    • The Academy is now seeking to recruit the
      two Senior Officers for Interdisciplinary Research and for Training and Capacity Building.
    • For more information about the job description, please visit the Nuremberg Academy website or contact admin@nurembergacademy.org
    • Applications due 15February 2018
    • Download poster for Senior Officer for Interdisciplinary Research
    • Download poster for Senior Officer for Training and Capacity Building

Summary
The International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy) is a foundation dedicated to the advancement of the Nuremberg Principles and International Criminal Law (ICL). It is located in Nuremberg, the birthplace of modern ICL, and is conceived as a forum and capacity building institution for contemporary issues in the ICL field. The foundation’s activities include training, applied research and consulting services. The Academy was established in November 2014 by the Federal Republic of Germany, the Free State of Bavaria and the City of Nuremberg.

The Academy is now seeking to recruit a

Senior Officer – Interdisciplinary Research

The successful candidate will have relevant work experience in the field of interdisciplinary research, a strong educational background and demonstrated knowledge of ICL, transitional justice, and human rights. He/she will also have proven experience in conducting research, from design to dissemination, preferably in an international environment. The successful candidate will have strong analytical and organizational skills and will be a member of a highly motivated, international and interdisciplinary team. The successful candidate also needs to have strong management and communication skills.

The Senior Officer will join a small team and will be responsible for the expansion of the Academy’s activities in the field of interdisciplinary research in particular to academic communities in situation and post-conflict countries, especially in the field of social sciences, political sciences and humanities.

Senior Officer for Training and Capacity Building

Training and capacity building are central tasks of the Nuremberg Academy. The Academy will continue and amplify training and education programs such as the already established “Nuremberg Moot Court” and the “ICL Summer Academy for Young Professionals” in the fields of ICL and transitional justice and related human rights areas. Main target groups of the Nuremberg Academy’s work are current and future legal practitioners, academics but also civil society representatives and multipliers from conflict- and post-conflict-countries.
The Senior Officer will be the focal point of the Nuremberg Academy for external partners in the training and capacity building area. The Nuremberg Academy cooperates with partner organizations, including foundations and universities, to develop and support capacity building programs.

The successful candidate will have relevant work experience in designing curricula and training programs, a strong educational background and demonstrated knowledge of ICL, transitional justice, and human rights. He/she will also have proven experience in conducting research, preferably in an international environment. The successful candidate will have strong analytical and organizational skills and will be a member of a highly motivated, international and interdisciplinary team. The successful candidate also needs to have strong management and communication skills.

For further information please contact admin@nurembergacademy.org

Please send complete applications including cover letter, CV and three references to admin@nurembergacademy.org by 15 February 2018.

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