CSVR: Research Intern

Centre For The Study Of Violence & Reconciliation
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 15 April, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) is a non-governmental organisation which envisions societies that are peaceful, equal and free from violence. CSVR aims to understand and prevent violence, heal its effects and build sustainable peace at community, national and regional levels. We do this through collaboration with and learning from the lived and diverse experiences of communities affected by violence and conflict to inform innovative interventions, generate knowledge, shape public discourse, influence policy, hold states accountable and promote gender equality, social cohesion and active citizenship.

CSVR seeks to appoint a Research Intern to be based in Cape Town.

The position will entail a part-time nine months’ contract.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Contribute to analytical reports and write fact sheets
  • Participate in strategic thinking and planning regarding CSVR transitional justice, research and advocacy work
  • Assist with administrative tasks

Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Honours degree in Social Sciences, Humanities or Law
  • Research experience in an academic environment
  • Knowledge on transitional justice, peacebuilding and human rights in South Africa and on the African continent
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Fluency in English and preferably in at least one African language
  • Ability to work independently under pressure and take initiative

To apply, submit one page letter of motivation, writing sample, CV and names of two references, indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line, to recruitment@csvr.org.za

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For more information on the project, see the link below: http://www.csvr.org.za/index.php/programmes/research/2641-african-transitional-justice-comparative-study
 
For more about the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, refer to www.csvr.org.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies 

Location: 
Cape Town

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