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FELLOW - GLOBAL RESEARCH

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ABOUT OUTRIGHT ACTION INTERNATIONAL

Founded in 1990, OutRight Action International strives to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people live safer, healthier, and more empowered lives worldwide. Working from its offices in 7 countries and global headquarters in New York City, OutRight documents human rights violations, helps resource LGBTIQ movements and allies, and advocates for the rights of LGBTIQ people. 

OutRight currently seeks applicants for the full-time position of Global Research Fellow, a contract position for an 18-24 month term. The Global Research Fellow reports to the Global Research Coordinator. This position can be based anywhere in the world with strong internet connectivity.  


RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Design and develop research projects utilizing qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Identify gaps in knowledge and data collection with regard to LGBTI rights around the world.
  • Conduct research; analyze finding; and write, edit and review reports, papers, media content, and other outputs based on research findings.
  • Maintain familiarity with a range of current policy issues, debates, and proposals in the areas of LGBTI rights, women’s rights, HIV/AIDS, and related human rights.
  • Collaborate on the research conducted by other OutRight programs.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Substantial knowledge of and interest in current international LGBTI issues,
  • Exceptional research, writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision under tight deadlines.
  • A master's degree in a relevant field is preferred, though we will consider candidates who have a bachelor's degree with extraordinary academic or professional credentials.
  • 1-3 years of related work experience is required, along with demonstrated knowledge of various research methods and statistical techniques. Relevant coursework may count toward experience.


ABOUT OUTRIGHT ACTION INTERNATIONAL

Founded in 1990, OutRight Action International strives to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people live safer, healthier, and more empowered lives worldwide. Working…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    July 12, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    June 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

OutRight offers a competitive fringe package including full health and dental insurance (with family contribution), retirement contributions, generous vacation and a sabbatical after 5 years.

OutRight offers a competitive fringe package including full health and dental insurance (with family contribution), retirement contributions, generous vacation and a…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
80 Maiden Lane, Suite 1505, New York, NY 10038, United States
Suite 1505

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a cover letter explaining how your skills and background fit this position, a resume/CV, and a writing sample to jobs@outrightinternational.org. Please refer to “Global Research Fellow” in the subject line.  

OutRight is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. People of color, transgender/gender-variant individuals, and individuals from the Global South are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Please do not call.


Interested candidates should email a cover letter explaining how your skills and background fit this position, a resume/CV, and a writing sample to jobs@outrightinternational…

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