Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Human Rights Teaching Job in China

The Danish Institute for Human Rights seeks an international guest lecturer on a consultancy basis to teach a number of human rights classes in a newly established human rights course for students in North-East Normal University, Changchun, China. The 36-hour courses, which will be taught in English, include Introduction to International Human Rights, Human Rights and Development, Business and Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law. The four courses will be taught in the spring (March to July) and fall (September to January) semesters of 2009. In addition, the foreign teacher should help the students organise model human rights courts and debates. The programme offers a competitive salary (subject to seniority and qualifications, as well as tax regulations), accommodation at the College campus grounds and coverage of travel and other costs.
Qualifications include: PhD degree and some experience in teaching the related fields, as well as good knowledge of human rights. Good English language skills; knowledge of Chinese would be an asset but is not a prerequisite.
Application with CV and documentation to be sent to The Danish Institute for Human Rights, Strandgade 56, DK 1401 Copenhagen K Application date: 15 January 2009
Contact: Lone Lindholt (, tel. +45 32698841) or Hatla Thelle (, tel. +45 32698849).

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