Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights

British Institute of International and Comparative Law

Details:

  • Location: London
  • Closing Date: 18/01/2019

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is the foremost independent legal research and discussion body in the United Kingdom and one of the leading such bodies in the world. The Institute is seeking to appoint a
Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights, to work on our various current and envisaged projects in this area.

The research concerns various topics relating to the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. This includes researching legal developments, business practices and regulatory reforms around human rights due diligence, including supply chain, modern slavery, environmental and governance due diligence.

The Research Fellow will be required: to undertake high quality research efficiently and on time; to undertake empirical research through surveys and interviews; to
assist in the organisation of the UNGPs in Legal Practice Roundtable Series and any other business and human rights-related events; to assist with the preparation of funding proposals; and to work in a team with the Associate Senior Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights, the other Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights and other relevant colleagues.

For more information about the position and how to apply please follow Link to Job.