Senior Researcher - Human Rights

Other Doha, Qatar


Description

Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

Summary:

Researchers are responsible for collecting, organizing, and analyzing opinions and data to solve problems, explore issues, and predict trends.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Studies, researches, analyzes and monitors the following areas: o Topics pertaining to the application of human rights and humanitarian law in press coverage, and to the rights of journalists and freedom of the press;
  • The impact of the activities and projects executed by the Centre of Public liberties and human rights on AJMN’s staff and their audience;
  • The impact of the news and programs produced by the Center of Public Liberties and Human Rights on AJMN’s staff and their audience;
  • The impact of the center’s cooperation with international and regional organizations, centers and mechanisms in the promotion and protection of the human rights culture.
  • Contributes to the preparation and submission of research papers in Seminars, conferences and lectures organized by the Centre
  • Summarizes globally acknowledged studies and researches that meet the goals and objectives of the Centre with a view to use them in the development of work methods and mechanisms;
  • Prepares brochures about public liberties and basic human rights for the benefit of Aljazeera’s journalist.
  • Works on documenting, filing and archiving all studies and researches produces by the section.
Job Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Graduate level degree in political science , Law (International Human Rights, International Humanitarian Law) or international relations
  • Practical experience in the field of human rights, humanitarian, management or related fields
  • Knowledge of the civil, social, cultural and political rights basic to humankind as initially defined by the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • Knowledge of all local, regional and international Human Rights and humanitarian organizations.
  • Able to communicate in multiple languages
  • Able to monitor and identify any current or potential human rights violations
  • Able to build and maintain relationships with individuals, businesses
    and government agencies throughout the region
  • Able to develop original research agenda