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Research Associate - Global Security & Politics

Closing Date: Friday 6, May 2016
CIGI has an opening for a full-time resident Research Associate position carrying a one-year contract with a possible extension of an additional year (s). The Research Associate is responsible for providing research and some administrative support for the joint project on cybersecurity norms. This project aims to make major contributions on Internet governance by focusing on the development of new international norms in cybersecurity, including norms for improving defenses, limiting conflict, and reducing the potential for catastrophic impacts on cyber infrastructure.

Research Fellow - Global Security & Politics

Closing Date: Saturday 30, April 2016
CIGI has an opening for a full-time resident Research Fellow position carrying a one-year contract with a possible extension of an additional year. Reporting to the Director, Global Security & Politics, the Research Fellow will contribute to the design and implementation of the program research and policy analysis, including some related administrative tasks. Successful candidates are also expected to participate and be engaged in program’s broader activities, such as, for instance, seminars and conferences.

Deputy Director

The ILRP is seeking Deputy Directors for two of its major research themes: international economic law and international environmental law. The Deputy Directors will provide strategic guidance and operational coordination and management of work in each key thematic area.

International Law Research Program Post-Doctoral Positions

Closing Date: Sunday 22, May 2016
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 fellowships. The ILRP will be engaging up to four post-doctoral fellows in 2016.

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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