EIUC (Italy) 2 job ads

EIUC jobs
The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is advertising two job opportunities:
1) E.MA Fellow in International Relations for the academic year 2014/2015
2) Event Manager for the research project “FRAME” – 2014

1) E.MA Fellow in International Relations for the academic year 2014/2015

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is looking to appoint a highly qualified individual as E.MA Fellow in International Relations for the academic year 2014/2015 in Venice-Lido, Italy.

The E.MA Fellow in International Relations will work as a member of the academic and administrative unit of the E.MA Programme in cooperation with the E.MA Fellow in International Human Rights Law and under the supervision of the E.MA Programme Director. The position involves a combination of academic and administrative responsibilities connected with the E.MA Programme.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Saturday 3 May 2014 at 6 pm (CET).

Read full vacancy here.

2) Event Manager for the research project “FRAME” – 2014

With reference to its research activities, European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is looking to appoint a highly qualified individual to participate in the unique large scale FP7 research project “FRAME” involving 20 universities in the EU and worldwide on the topic of human rights in EU external relations and internal policies.

The FRAME Event Manager will work as a member of the academic and administrative unit dedicated by EIUC to the FRAME project. He/she will work under the direction and supervision of the EIUC Secretary General, and coordinate its work with the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies (coordinator of the project) as well as with other key partners.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 9 May 2014 at 6 pm (CET).

Read full vacancy here.

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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Venice Academy of Human Rights 2013

The Venice Academy of Human Rights will take place from 8 – 19 July 2013. The theme of this year’s academy is ‘Obligations of States.’ Online registration is open until 5 May 2013. You can view the detailed programme here.

Faculty of the Venice Academy 2013

General Course
Jeremy Waldron
University Professor, New York University School of Law

Christian Reus-Smit
Professor of International Relations at the University of Queensland

Malcolm Shaw
Senior Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law and Research Professor (formerly Sir Robert Jennings Chair) in International Law at the University of Leicester

Brigitte Stern
Professor of International Law at the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne

Françoise Tulkens
former Judge and Vice-President of the European Court of Human Rights

Neil Walker
Regius Professor of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations at the School of Law, University of Edinburgh

Key Facts
Participants: Academics, practitioners and PhD/JSD students
Type of courses: Lectures, elective seminars and optional workshops
Number of hours: 24 hours of compulsory courses (plenum), min. 16 hours of elective and optional courses (smaller groups)
Location: Monastery of San Nicolò, Venice – Lido, Italy
Fees: 600 €

The Venice Academy of Human Rights is an international programme of excellence for human rights education, research and debate. It forms part of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC).

The Academy offers interdisciplinary thematic programmes open to academics, practitioners and doctoral students with an advanced knowledge of human rights.

A maximum of 60 participants will be selected.

Participants attend morning lectures, afternoon seminars and workshops and can exchange views, ideas and arguments with leading international scholars and experts. This includes the opportunity to present and discuss their own “work in progress” such as drafts of articles, chapters of doctoral theses or books and other projects.

At the end of the programme, participants receive a Certificate of Attendance issued by the Venice Academy of Human Rights.

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