Tuesday, October 14, 2008

On the Job! Whitney Harris World Law Institute

(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices) From Washington University School of Law -- courtesy of our colleague, Professor Leila Nadya Sadat, who serves as Director of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at the school -- comes news that the Institute is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director and Cash Nickerson Fellow.
Duties that the ED/Fellow will perform, under the supervision of the Faculty Director, will include:
►responsibility for all aspects of the Institute’s operation, including budget analysis and preparation, fundraising and grantwriting, and publicity;
►development of programming and a strategic plan; and
►considerable work on the Institute’s Crimes Against Humanity Initiative (about which IntLawGrrls posted here). Work on this project will include legal research, writing, and fundraising; assisting with 3 international conferences; a publication; and the drafting and promulgation of a model treaty.
The ideal candidate will possess:
►a J.D. degree;
►international experience -- preferably, prior work in human rights, in international criminal law or at the United Nations;
►fundraising experience; and
► an ability to converse in one or more languages other than English.
To apply for this position (initially to be for a term of 2 years), submit a cover letter, c.v., references, and a writing sample to Sharon Strathman, by post at Dean’s Office, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1120 Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4438, or by email at strathms@wustl.edu. Deadline is December 1, 2008.

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