F/T Position Available:
Since its founding in 1978, Human Rights Watch
(“HRW”) has become the largest U.S.-based international human rights monitoring
and advocacy organization, known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive
and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and
its success in changing the human rights-related policies of the
Description: The Researcher will monitor, document and investigate human rights
Qualifications: The successful applicant must have strong research and
documentation skills and the ability to produce excellent written material
under tight deadlines. S/he must also be flexible and able to respond quickly
to human rights developments as they may occur. An advanced degree in
international relations, journalism, law or the social sciences, and/or
extensive experience in human rights work is required.
Candidates should have a background in human rights concerns in
Salary and Benefits: Human Rights Watch seeks exceptional candidates and offers competitive compensation and generous employer-paid benefits. HRW will pay reasonable relocation expenses and will assist employees in obtaining necessary work authorization.
PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY (no calls or email inquiries, please) by emailing together a letter of interest, resume, references, and a brief writing sample (unedited by others) to . Please use “Researcher on China Application” as the subject of your email. Only complete applications will be reviewed. If emailing is not possible, mail materials (please do not split a submission between email and regular post) to:
Human Rights Watch,
Search Committee (
Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer.