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Our employment page is updated regularly, and all new job openings are also posted to CIGI's Twitter account (@CIGIonline). Whether or not employment or volunteer opportunities exist at a given time, all applications and resumes sent to [email protected] are kept in an active file for three months. Resumes will be acknowledged only for those candidates under consideration for an interview.

We encourage you to return to our careers page often and explore our website to learn more about what CIGI has to offer.

Openings

Program Assistant – International Law Research Program

Closing Date: Friday 29, August 2014
The program assistant is primarily intended to assist the Program Director with coordinating and scheduling people, events and locations, and with record keeping. The Program Assistant will also be working with the Program Manager, providing day to day administrative support, project assistance and, preparation and coordination of budgets associated with the ILRP.

Communications Manager

Closing Date: Friday 29, August 2014
The Communications Manager is a full-time position, responsible for the day-to-day external and internal corporate communications, including media relations at a local, regional, national and international level, to promote the activities, people and brand of the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

International Law Research Program Post-Doctoral Positions

Closing Date: Tuesday 30, September 2014
CIGI’s International Law Research Program (the "ILRP") is pleased to invite applications for post-doctoral positions for research in one or more of the ILRP areas of focus, set out below. CIGI’s ILRP invites doctoral students who are completing their SJD/PhD in Law and those who have completed such a degree in the last two years to apply for these post-doctoral positions. The ILRP will be engaging up to five such candidates in 2014-2015.

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).