E.MA. in Human Rights and Democratisation

Deadline for applications for E.MA. 2015/2016 offered by EIUC has been extended to 30 April 2015. Check the admission requirements to apply for this European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation to enhance knowledge, gain practical skills, develop competences and boost career in these fields. This E.MA offers a unique learning and human experience through this intensive one-year Master’s programme articulated in two semesters: a First Semester from September to January in Venice (Italy) and a Second Semester from February to July in one of the 41 E.MA universities in the EU.

The historic and peaceful location of the Monastery of San Nicolò in Venice Lido will be the setting where you will meet, learn, study and debate with our international network of academics, field practitioners and experts in human rights, development and institution building. Join the community of more than 1300 human rights professionals and defenders holding the E.MA Joint Degree and now working in national, international, governmental, inter- and non-governmental organisations, as well as academic institutions, dealing with human rights and democratisation.

Watch what Prof. Manfred NowakE.MA Director from University of Vienna, says about the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation!

EIUC job ad: E.MA. Programme Director (Italy)

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of E.MA Programme Director for the academic year 2015/2016. The position, which is being posted at the level of university professor or senior researcher, involves a combination of teaching, organisation, and various academic and practical responsibilities connected with the E.MA programme. Working under the instructions of the E.MA and EIUC governing bodies and in cooperation with the EIUC Secretary General, the candidate selected will assume primary responsibility for the academic coordination of the E.MA programme and the E.MA secretariat a.y. 2015/16. He or she will furthermore be involved in the development of new academic and research-based activities in the context of the EIUC.

Functions and tasks
The E.MA Programme Director will work as member of the permanent EIUC staff, based in Venice – the Lido. Tasks will include the following:

To coordinate the advanced planning of the E.MA programme;
To oversee in the daily management of the E.MA programme – including the first semester field trip, which in recent years has been going to Kosovo – with a view to maintaining the excellent standards and academic coherence of the first semester courses;
To establish advance contact with academic responsibles, lecturers and experts, and assist the academic responsibles and other lecturers in carrying out the scientific and educational programme;
To supervise and coordinate Teaching Assistants in the performance of their tasks;
To supervise  the work of the E.MA secretariat
To supervise the internship programme and the fellowship programme
To organise and teach seminars introducing one of the core disciplines (law, political science, international relations) of the E.MA programme;
To set up and lead working groups and workshops incorporated in the academic programme;
To oversee the assessment of student assignments;
To exercise a proactive role in identifying and rectifying problems of an academic nature;
To take a proactive role in the development of additional academic activities in the context of the EIUC; this may include initiating and facilitating research collaboration, academic publication, and the organisation of training courses, seminars and conferences.

Qualifications
Doctorate in a relevant discipline (e.g. law, political science, international relations), teaching experience, good publication record, team-working ability, administrative experience. Excellent knowledge of English.

The selected candidate will be expected to take up the position no later than beginning of September 2015. Salary negotiable, depending on qualifications. Deadline for sending applications is March 15th, 2015.

Please send a cover letter and a curriculum vitae in English to Florence Benoit-Rohmer, EIUC Secretary General, Monastery of San Nicolò, Riviera San Nicolò 26, Venezia-Lido 30126, Italy, by email  and in cc to Claudia Zanchi.

E. MA. Human Rights & Democratisation (Italy)

Call for E.MA 2014/2015
Due to demand, the deadline for applications for E.MA 2014/2015 has been extended to 15 April 2014. Check the admission requirements to apply for this leading European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation to enhance your knowledge, gain practical skills, develop competences and boost your career in these fields.

E.MA offers a unique learning and human experience through this intensive one-year Master’s programme articulated in two semesters: a First Semester from September to January in Venice (Italy) and a Second Semester from February to July in one of the 41 E.MA universities in the EU.

The historic and peaceful location of the Monastery of San Nicolò in Venice Lido will be the setting where you will meet, learn, study and debate with our international network of academics, field practitioners and experts in human rights, development and institution building.

Join the community of more than 1300 human rights professionals and defenders holding the E.MA Joint Degree and now working in national, international, governmental, inter- and non-governmental organisations, as well as academic institutions, dealing with human rights and democratisation.

EIUC programme director job ad

JOB OPPORTUNITY:
E.MA Programme Director for the academic year 2013/2014

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of E.MA [European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation] Programme Director for the academic year 2013/2014.

The position, which is being posted at the level of university professor or senior researcher, involves a combination of teaching, organisation, and various academic and practical responsibilities connected with the E.MA programme.

Working under the instructions of the E.MA and EIUC governing bodies and in cooperation with the EIUC Secretary General, the candidate selected will assume primary responsibility for the academic coordination of the E.MA programme a.y. 2013/2014. He or she will furthermore be involved in the development of new academic and research-based activities in the context of the EIUC.

Functions and tasks
The E.MA Programme Director will work as member of the permanent EIUC staff, based in Venice-Lido. Tasks will include the following:
*To coordinate the advanced planning of the E.MA programme;
*To oversee in the daily management of the E.MA programme – including the first semester field trip, which in recent years has been going to Kosovo – with a view to maintaining the excellent standards and academic coherence of the first semester courses;
*To establish advance contact with academic responsibles, lecturers and experts, and assist the academic responsibles and other lecturers in carrying out the scientific and educational programme;
*To supervise and coordinate E.MA Fellows in the performance of their tasks;
*To organise and teach seminars introducing one of the core disciplines (law, political science, international relations) of the E.MA programme;
*To set up and lead working groups and workshops incorporated in the academic programme;
*To oversee the assessment of student assignments;
*To exercise a proactive role in identifying and rectifying problems of an academic nature;
*To take a proactive role in the development of additional academic activities in the context of the EIUC; this may include initiating and facilitating research collaboration, academic publication, and the organisation of training courses, seminars and conferences.

Qualifications:
Doctorate in a relevant discipline (e.g. law, political science, international relations), teaching experience, good publication record, team-working ability, administrative experience. Excellent knowledge of English; proficiency in French. The selected candidate will be expected to take up the position no later than beginning of September 2013. Salary negotiable, depending on qualifications.

Deadline: The deadline for sending applications is 20 August 2013.

Please send a cover letter and a curriculum vitae in English to Florence Benoit-Rohmer, EIUC Secretary General, Monastery of San Nicolò, Riviera San Nicolò 26, Venezia-Lido 30126, Italy, by fax at: 0039-041-272-0914, or by email: florence.benoit-rohmer AT eiuc.org

Please note: the filling of the above position is contingent upon approval of funding by the European Commission.

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