Job Posting: Research Assistants for LGBT Law Projects (for UN Independent Expert)  

This position is open to HLS students only.

Victor Madrigal-Borloz, the UN Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, seeks 3-4 research assistants to work on projects over the course of the next 12 months. Research assistants will work primarily on desk-based research related to the Independent Expert’s forthcoming thematic reports presented to the UN Human Rights Council and General Assembly. RAs will be expected to work 5-10 hours per week.

Applicants should send the following materials to Kai Mueller ([email protected]) and Sam Bookman ([email protected]):

  • a two-paragraph statement explaining your general interest in the role, as well as any relevant expertise in the following areas: international human rights law; LGBT law; law and religion; law and decolonization; sports law; climate law; and/or speechwriting; 
  • an indication of how many weekly hours you are able to commit to this work, as well as availability over the J-Term and 2023 summer; and
  • a current resume or CV.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the positions have been filled, but no later than 9 September. Applicants may also be invited to submit a writing sample.