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Program Assistant – Global Economy

Closing Date: Wednesday 15, October 2014
Based at the CIGI Campus in Waterloo, Ontario, the Program Assistant will provide direct administrative support to the Global Economy (GE) program across all aspects of administration ranging from complex to routine and serving as Scheduling Assistant to the Program Director.

International Law Research Program Graduate Scholarship Application Requirements & Eligibility

The Scholarship Program under the International Law Research Program (ILRP) is designed to enhance opportunities for graduate students who wish to develop expertise in one or more of ILRP's core streams. CIGI invites students who are enrolling or are currently enrolled in a master’s and doctoral levels studies in law to apply for the LLM or SJD/PhD in Law Scholarship.

International Law Research Program (ILRP) Fellowship Application Requirements/Eligibility

CIGI invites leading scholars, senior practitioners and legal experts in the government or private sector to take part in its International Law Research Program (ILRP). CIGI offers multi-year full time contracts, ranging from one to five years in length with the possibility of extension or renewal based on mutual interest and agreement. Fellows will lead and conduct research; publish in their areas of interest; supervise and mentor junior researchers and students; and conduct outreach activities. 

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunities

CIGI invites post-doctoral fellows interested in global governance and policy-relevant research to consider the CIGI Campus in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, as a preferred location for their residency. CIGI post-doctoral fellows are also welcomed as visiting post-doctoral scholars with the Balsillie School of International Affairs. All fellows are required to secure funding from external fellowships (for example, Canada’s Social Sciences Humanities Research Council).