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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.


International Law Research Program 2016 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Competition

Closing Date: Wednesday 21, September 2016
The 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 fellowships. The ILRP will be engaging up to six post-doctoral fellows in 2017.

Multimedia Producer

Closing Date: Friday 12, August 2016
CIGI has an opening for a Multimedia Producer. Reporting to the Manager of Digital Media, the Multimedia Producer is responsible for the creation of multimedia content for CIGI’s digital channels including and social media accounts. This full-time position will arrange the logistics for shoots, operate still and video cameras, run audio, and edit content, as well as log and manage multimedia assets.

Social Media Engagement Specialist

Closing Date: Wednesday 10, August 2016
CIGI has an opening for a Social Media Engagement Specialist. This is a full-time position responsible for the day-to-day content development of CIGI's social media channels in close collaboration with other members of the Communications team as well as Digital Media, Publications and research Program staff. In addition to creating and posting social media content in a variety of formats, the position actively engages stakeholders in two-way conversations online as part of CIGI’s overall outreach strategies.

Communications Advisor

Closing Date: Tuesday 26, July 2016
CIGI has a unique opening for a Communications Advisor. The Communications Advisor is a full-time position, responsible for strategic communications, media and public relations, as well as brand marketing at a regional, national and international level. Reporting to the Communications Manager, the Advisor works closely with colleagues in the Public Affairs department, research program staff, and CIGI’s global network of fellows and partner organizations to ensure outreach efforts are maximized across all channels. The position also contributes online content in collaboration with a social media team and supports stakeholder engagement.

Publications Editor

Closing Date: Tuesday 26, July 2016
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) has a unique opening for a Publications Editor to edit publications for the International Law Research Program. The Publications Editor will be responsible for editing written outputs from CIGI’s ILRP research program. CIGI publications include books, policy briefs, papers, conference reports, commentaries and other written materials.

Managing Editor,

Closing Date: Monday 25, July 2016
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is a global think tank based in Waterloo, Ontario. Founded in 2001, CIGI conducts policy research on international governance issues, including the global economy, global security and politics, and international law. A dynamic and innovative organization of leading researchers, policy practitioners and other professionals, CIGI has a unique opening for a Managing Editor,

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. 
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