Research Fellow in Business & Human Rights at BIICL

BIICL (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) is seeking to appoint a strong candidate as a Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights to conduct a study into the law an d practice concerning human rights due diligence. It seeks to clarify the requirements of human rights due diligence as set out in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, understand how companies currently operate them (through the use of empirical research by surveys and interviews), and the legal risks and consequences. It will aim to offer practical recommendations for business on the issue of human rights due diligence.  

This is a full-time, fixed term post for a 16 month period, with no teaching duties. Secondments for this period may also be considered. The post holder will be based in London with some travel expected. The salary package is  £28,000 - £30,000 pa, depending on qualifications and experience. It ishoped that the person appointed will commence as soon as possible.  

The deadline for applications is 26 January 2015.