The Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law (MPFPR) is looking to fill a position for a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in the Jordan project.
Term: Fixed term (1 year), with possibility of extension
Closing date for applications: 08.12.2017
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, MPFPR carries out several “Global Knowledge Transfer Projects” in various countries (see: http://www.mpfpr.de). MPFPR projects focus on consultancy, capacity building and provision of technical 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 implement project activities promoting the rule of law, including capacity building workshops and technical legal advice in the areas of public international law and constitutional law. Specific topical focus areas could include jurisprudence, comparative constitutional law, rules of procedure and judicial mechanisms.
Under the supervision of the Head of Projects, the successful candidate shall
Assessment of qualified candidates will include a competency-based test and interview. Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The MPFPR is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified men and women, including those with disabilities, to apply.
The Position is contingent upon funding.
The Research Fellow is 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).
Please submit a resume and cover letter to: email@example.com (Subject ‘Research Fellow Jordan’). Kindly indicate how you learnt of this vacancy.
Closing date: 08.12.2017