Wednesday, December 5, 2012

On the Job! Head of Minnesota-Colombia project

(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices)

The University of Minnesota Law School is seeking applicants for a Project Director to coordinate a new program of the Law School designed to strengthen the institutional capacity of law schools in Medellín, Colombia, to train future legal practitioners in human rights. The Colombia Project will expand the curriculum, support human rights case work, and build the practice skills of Colombian students so that they can better serve populations affected by human rights violations in Colombia.
The Colombia Project Director will serve as a liaison between the clinical legal faculty at the University of Minnesota Law School and in Colombia.
The successful applicant will have earned a law degree by May 2013 and have bilingual fluency in Spanish and English, among other qualifications.
Details on qualifications sought, duties, and application process is here. Information also available by contacting Vicky Nguyen at humanrts@umn.edu.
Review of applications begins now; the position is open till filled.

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