There are various opportunities for joining CIJ, ranging from internships and fellowships to affiliation as associated experts.
CIJ provides stimulating and engaging opportunities to address discrimination, inequality and injustice in Europe through advocacy, research and policy analysis. We are looking for critical thinkers and problem solvers with strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills. If you are dedicated and passionate about intersectional justice, CIJ could be a good fit.
CIJ embraces difference and strives for equality. This is our DNA and we are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, identities and perspectives. The more inclusive we are, the better we can accomplish our mission. We encourage applications from people personally affected by structural/systemic discrimination and inequality.
The Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ) is looking for an Assistant Director to work closely with the Executive Director towards expanding our activities, realizing our objectives, allocating resources appropriately and ensuring the financial stability of the organization. If you are passionate about and committed to social justice and approach issues through an intersectional lens, have a sharp analytical mind, are highly motivated and have a strong sense of initiative and ownership in your work, you may be a good match!
This position has a high degree of flexibility and room for bringing new ideas and developing them, as well as a strong potential for professional development. As Assistant Director, you will be actively involved in decision-making and play a critical role in shaping the organization’s future. The Assistant Director and Executive Director will work closely in a highly collaborative manner. CIJ provides an outstanding learning environment and strives to establish a positive, respectful, constructive and appreciative work culture, where opinions and feedback are highly valued. This role offers a unique platform whence to develop and pursue social change efforts towards more inclusiveness and equality in European public policies.
Fixed-term from April 1 until August 31, 2018, with possibility of prolongation. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Flexible working hours. Part-time or Full-time, tbd.
CIJ embraces difference and strives for equality. This is our DNA and we are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, identities and perspectives. The more inclusive we are, the better we can accomplish our mission. We encourage applications from people personally affected by structural/systemic discrimination.
Application deadline: February 12, 2018
Interviews will take place on February 15th. Please save the date.
The selection committee is composed of:
Leading academics, lawyers, journalists, activists, writers and practitioners striving for equality can be affiliated to the Center for Intersectional Justice as Associated Experts. CIJ pools their expertise, critical perspectives, creativity and extensive experience to protect and promote the rights of those structurally marginalized in our societies.
Associated Experts contribute to the work of CIJ through publications, campaigns, events, advocacy, and specific projects. Their engagement pertains to intersectional issues within the areas of their experience and expertise.
To apply, please send a resume and a statement of purpose to [email protected] with the subject: Associated Expert
CIJ welcomes interns for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 6 months. Interns will learn about the inner-workings of CIJ, gaining insight into advocacy, campaigning, research and policy analysis. We offer a highly stimulating, open, and creative working environment with flexible working hours.
Primary responsibilities will include:
We also encourage interns with specialized interests such as graphic design, multimedia, digital storytelling, etc.
We are currently looking for interns in the following areas:
Interns are not financially remunerated by CIJ. The costs associated with the internship must be borne by the nominating institution, related institution or government, which may provide the required financial assistance; or by the intern themselves. Interns must have a valid medical insurance for the duration of their internship. It must include adequate coverage in the event of an injury or illness during the internship.
To apply, please send a resume and a statement of purpose to [email protected] with the subject: Internship
CIJ welcomes self-driven students of all disciplines writing their doctoral thesis on topics pertaining to intersectional justice in Europe for research stays. As a host institution, CIJ provides an outstanding hands-on, policy-oriented learning environment as well as an extensive network of researchers working on intersectional issues in Europe and internationally.
Features of the hosting process:
To apply, please send a one-page description of your thesis project and a statement of purpose to [email protected] with the subject: Fellowship