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- BY Nicole Pelette
Note: The successful candidate may be based in either HRW’s New York or Washington DC office, or may work remotely from Latin America. Qualified candidates from all areas are encouraged to apply.
ONE-YEAR FIXED TERM POSITION
Multiple Locations Considered
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
The Americas Division of Human Rights Watch (HRW) is seeking highly-qualified applicants for the position of Americas Researcher. The Americas Division is part of the Program Office, which consists of regional and thematic divisions. The Americas Division works to advance human rights in Latin America and conducts a wide range of activities, including investigation, report writing, advocacy and media work. This position reports to the Executive Director of the Americas Division, based in Washington, DC, and the Acting Deputy Director of the Americas Division, based in the region. The researcher will ideally be based in Latin America, Washington, D.C., or New York.
Education: An advanced (graduate) degree in international relations, journalism, law, Latin American regional studies, social sciences and/or extensive experience in human rights or related work is required.
Experience: A minimum of three years of experience working on human rights or related issues in Latin America, including time spent working in the region, is preferred.
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Salary and Benefits: HRW seeks exceptional applicants and offers competitive compensation and employer-paid benefits.
How to Apply: Please apply immediately by visiting our online job portal at https://www.hrw.org/careers and attaching a letter of interest, resume or CV, and a brief writing sample (unedited by others), preferably as PDF files. No calls or email inquiries, please. Only complete applications will be reviewed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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