Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Full Time Position Available at Human Rights Watch

An incredible full time position is open at Human Rights Watch, a New York based NGO working to protect the rights of all. Below are the details...

F/T Position Available:

RESEARCHER ON LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER RIGHTS

Deadline for applications: October 16, 2006

Please note: Interviews for short-listed candidates will be
held in New York and are tentatively scheduled for October.

Description:
HRW's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender ("LGBT")Rights
program is seeking a Researcher. The Researcher will focus
on human rights abuses related to sexual orientation and
gender identity and expression worldwide under the
supervision of the Director of the LGBT Rights program,
who will provide guidance on the choice of research and
advocacy projects. The Researcher will be based
preferably in HRW's New York headquarters, although
other locations may be considered.

Qualifications:

An advanced degree in law, public health, international
relations, gender studies, or a related field, and two
to three years of experience in human rights, with a
preferred emphasis in LGBT rights, gender, sexual rights,
or a closely related area, are required.



PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY

(no calls or email inquiries, please)
by emailing together a letter of interest, resume, names or
letters of reference, and a brief writing sample
no later than October 16, 2006 to lgbt@hrw.org. Please
use "LGBT Researcher Application" as the subject of your
email. Only complete applications will be reviewed.
It is preferred that all materials be submitted via email.

Human Rights Watch
Attn: Search Committee (LGBT Researcher)
350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10118-3299 USA
Fax: (212) 736-1300


Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer.

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