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Rule of Law Index – Rule of Law Research Consultant | East Asia and Pacific

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World Justice Project
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Published 18 days ago

The World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index team is seeking a part-time Rule of Law Research Consultant (East Asia and Pacific) to work remotely. This is a current vacancy, with an immediate start.


Scope of Work: The Consultant will assist the WJP Rule of Law Index team with country-specific research and data triangulation as it pertains to the WJP Rule of Law Index 2021 report. The Consultant's main work responsibility is reviewing and analyzing currently available cross-country data on the rule of law to produce Third Party Source Qualitative Cross Check reports for countries and jurisdictions to be included in the WJP Rule of Law Index 2021 report. The Consultant will be assigned to a region based on expertise and language capabilities. The Consultant is expected to complete all countries in the assigned region. Qualitative Cross Check reports are to be produced according to the template provided to the Consultant by the WJP. This work will be done in close coordination with the Rule of Law Index staff. The Consultant will report directly to Alicia Evangelides, Co-Director for the WJP Rule of Law Index.


The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Desk research on each of the WJP's eight factors of the rule of law in each country in the assigned region;
  • Research will focus on current events and changes in the rule of law situation in each country in the assigned region;
  • Completion of Qualitative Cross Check reports for each country in the assigned region using the template provided by WJP; and
  • Identify positive and negative changes in the rule of law in each country based on current events and political, social, and economic developments in each country.


The countries to be covered in East Asia and the Pacific are:


Australia

Indonesia

Myanmar

Singapore

Cambodia

Japan

New Zealand

Thailand

China

Malaysia

Philippines

Vietnam

Hong Kong SAR, China

Mongolia

Republic of Korea

The WJP will hire up to seven consultants to cover all regions and countries included in the WJP Rule of Law Index. Conultants may be hired to cover multiple regions, based on expertise and language capabilities. The job postings for all other regions can be found here: https://worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com/jobs. If interested in applying for more than one region, please submit one application via any of the relevant postings, and clearly state your regions of interest in your cover letter.


Qualifications: This position is open to individuals with a Bachelor's or Master's degree with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. The candidate should demonstrate excellent attention to detail and strong writing and research skills. Regional expertise, international experience, and foreign language skills are preferred. The ideal candidate will have completed coursework in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, law, or related field.


Successful applicants will have at least two to three years of relevant experience, and be bright, highly dependable, and motivated with a strong academic record and an enthusiastic interest in the rule of law. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:


  • Strong professional writing, research, and communication skills;
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, multicultural environment;
  • English fluency is required; fluency in an additional language (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, or Russian) is a plus;
  • The ability to work independently, the ability to manage their own workload, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work under deadline pressure.
  • Commitment to the WJP's mission and principles (www.worldjusticeproject.org).



How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. To apply, please visit WJP's employment portal: https://worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com/jobs. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):


  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (five pages maximum)
  • Contact information for three professional references (past supervisors and employers preferred)


If interested in applying for more than one region, please submit one application via any of the relevant postings, and clearly state your regions of interest in your cover letter.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until April 16, 2021. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.


The World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index team is seeking a part-time Rule of Law Research Consultant (East Asia and Pacific) to work remotely. This is a current vacancy, with an immediate start.


Scope of Work: The Consultant will assist the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    April 16, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Location

On-site
Washington, DC

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


https://Worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com/jobs/254986-105167.html

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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