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Seeking BC Law Student Research Assistant: Part-time, Paid Position with the Post-Deportation Human Rights Project

The BC Center for Human Rights and International Justice is seeking to hire a Boston College law student as a part-time (10 hours/week), paid research assistant to work on a recently launched online portal dedicated to the global phenomenon of deportation, available at www.postdeportation.org. The website aims to gather and curate academic scholarship and research from a variety of disciplines as well as reports issued by state governments, nongovernmental organizations, intergovernmental organizations, and the media, focused on deportation and post-deportation. 

The research assistant will identify and review sources, including legal and social science scholarship and international case law and recommendations issued by the European Court of Human Rights, the Inter-American Court and Commission on Human Rights, and the U.N. Human Rights Committee – among other bodies – for possible inclusion in the website.

The research assistant will work closely with the PDHRP attorney, Jessica Chicco and Professor Daniel Kanstroom (co-director of the BC Center for Human Rights and International Justice). The position is 10 hours a week, starting in January 2017 and going through May 2017. Please send resume and statement of interest by January 23, 2017, to Timothy Karcz, Assistant Director of the CHRIJ at karcz@bc.edu.