The Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law (MPFPR) is looking to fill one project-related position for a Senior/Research Fellow in the Jordan project.
Location: MPFPR Office in Heidelberg, Germany
Term: Fixed term (1 year), with possibility of extension
Closing date for applications: 27.03.2020
The Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law (MPFPR) is based in Heidelberg. It continues the extensive consulting, training and research projects of the “Global Knowledge Transfer” working group, which existed from 2002 to 2012 at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (MPIL). Within the framework of its research activities, MPFPR carries out technical legal development and support projects in various countries (see: http://www.mpfpr.de). MPFPR projects focus on consultancy, capacity building and provision of technical expertise in the fields of public international law, comparative constitutional law and the rule of law in post-conflict countries and countries in transition.
The Research Fellow will implement project activities promoting the rule of law, including capacity building workshops for judges and legal professionals. Specific topical focus areas could include comparative constitutional law, public international law, fundamental rights and judicial interpretation.
The Research Fellow will work closely with the Head of Project and Country Manager and shall:
Education and Professional Experience
Other Skills & Competencies
Assessment of qualified candidates will include a competency-based test and interview.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The MPFPR is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified men and women, including those with disabilities, to apply.
The Position is contingent upon funding.
The Research Fellow will be based in Heidelberg, Germany, with frequent travels to the region.
Remuneration will be based on the Collective Agreement on Public Service Wages under German Law (Tarifvertrag des Öffentlichen Dienstes – TVöD).
Please submit a resume and cover letter in English (Subject: Research Fellow: Constitutional Law).
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