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11 Apr 2022

Senior Legal Researcher, Land, Agriculture and Food Systems at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

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The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) is seeking a Senior Legal Researcher to work on our Land, Agriculture & Food Systems portfolio of projects. The position will support research, advisory work, and the organization and delivery of capacity building programs related to CCSI’s work on strengthening the governance of land-based investment (including agriculture, extractive industries, renewable energy projects, and nature-based solutions). 

Specifically, the incumbent will supervise and contribute to ongoing advisory, research, and technical support projects with the goal of advancing more responsible and rights-respecting laws, policies and practices in land and resource investments (e.g. agriculture, renewable energy and mining projects) at the local, national and international level. While much of CCSI’s work takes a global focus, this role also drives CCSI’s technical advisory work with select governments and civil society organizations, as well as CCSI’s engagement of the private sector.

The position will contribute to ongoing projects, including through project and advisory work, desk research and informant interviews, organizing and facilitating events and trainings, establishing and maintaining strong relationships with collaborators, and helping to develop materials for publications, among other possible activities. It requires a high degree of initiative and independent judgment.

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Location
New York, USA
Salary
Not advertised
Closing date
30 May 2022

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