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Job: Researcher, Amnesty International (AI)

http://jobs.thirdsector.co.uk/job/315489/researcher

  • Employer: Amnesty International (AI)
  • Posted: 09 Feb 2009
  • Reference: MENA/09/01
  • Contact: Melanie Morrison
  • Location: Central London
  • Sector: Social justice
  • Contract: Contract
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Position: Researcher
  • Salary: £37,577

Researcher – Special Focus on Israel, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the Palestinian Authority (12 month fixed term contract)Amnesty International needs a temporary (one-year) researcher at its International Secretariat to lead its research and campaigning work on Israel, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the Palestinian Authority. Working as part of the East Mediterranean Team, you will monitor, investigate and analyse the human rights situation in these countries, in the context of political, social, economic and legal developments.

You will need proven research experience, specialist knowledge and preferably first-hand experience of the countries in your brief, an in-depth understanding of key human rights concerns and sound political judgement. You should also have experience of conducting research interviews, and producing reports and other written material to deadlines. You will need to show impartiality and an ability to think strategically. You should have experience in working as part of a team and the ability to liaise effectively with other organizations and to represent AI to governments and the media. You will need to be fluent in English and have a good working knowledge of spoken and written Arabic; knowledge of Hebrew is desirable.

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Written by ForGaza

February 23, 2009 at 2:13 pm

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