1. Position (ref.: Afgh-1): (Senior) Research Fellow with Specialisation in (International) Human Rights Law (m/f/d)
2. Position (ref.: Afgh-2): (Senior) Research Fellow with Specialisation in (Comparative) Constitutional Law (m/f/d)
Location: Max Planck Foundation Office in Heidelberg, Germany
Term: Fixed term (1 year), with possibility of extension
Estimated starting date: 01.01.2021
Closing date for applications: 06.10.2020
The Research Fellows will implement project activities, including facilitating workshops, offering short consultancies and giving presentations on the topic of International Human Rights Law and/or Constitutional Law.
Under the supervision of the Head of Project and Country Manager, the successful candidates shall:
When operating in Afghanistan, the Max Planck Foundation has access to the services provided by the Risk Management Office of the German Development Cooperation. This includes the use of armoured vehicles and evacuation plans.
Assessment of qualified candidates will include a competency-based test and interview.
The Max Planck Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified men and women, including those with disabilities, to apply.
Only candidates eligible for a valid residence and work permit in Germany will be taken into consideration. MPFPR will assist with visa application process.
Research Fellows are based in Heidelberg, Germany, with frequent travels to Afghanistan for workshops (after covid-19 travel restrictions).
All Positions are contingent upon funding.
Remuneration will be based on the Collective Agreement on Public Service Wages under German Law (Tarifvertrag für den Öffentlichen Dienst – TVöD).
Please apply through our online application portal (https://www.mpfpr.de/careers/) stating the position (ref. no.) you are applying for and your earliest possible starting date by 6 October 2020.