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Employment at Human Rights Watch means joining a dedicated and diverse staff committed to the protection and preservation of international human rights. Our staff members, all experts in their field, come from over 40 countries around the world and speak over 50 languages.

We strive to provide our employees with productive working conditions and want to help them derive satisfaction and a sense of fulfillment from their jobs. Please see the description of our standard benefits. Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

Please Note: Employees are expected to have the required work authorization in their country of assignment, and HRW may offer sponsorship for work authorization and/or cover certain relocation and/or visa costs for certain positions (see position descriptions for more information). However, please note that HRW is neither equipped nor authorized to provide personal tax advice; employees are responsible for obtaining personal tax advice and paying all applicable taxes deriving from their employment with HRW.

Division Position Title Position Status
Program & Advocacy SENIOR RESEARCHER FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
SENIOR RESEARCHER
Americas Division
(New York or Washington DC Office preferred)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Program & Advocacy RESEARCHER ON MEXICO

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
MEXICO RESEARCHER
Americas Division
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Program & Advocacy DIGITAL ADVOCATE

FULL TIME JOB VACANCY
(New York Office)
Application Deadline: Rolling until filled

Program & Advocacy COLOMBIA RESEARCHER FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
Americas Division
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Program & Advocacy ANGOLA RESEARCHER

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ANGOLA RESEARCHER
Africa Division
(Johannesburg Office)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Program & Advocacy SYRIA RESEARCHER

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
SYRIA RESEARCHER
(Additional MENA Country Coverage Possible)
Middle East / North Africa Division
(Beirut base preferred)
Application Deadline: 27 March 2015

Program & Advocacy DEPUTY DIRECTOR

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
DEPUTY DIRECTOR
Middle East and North Africa Division
(Washington, DC, Beirut, Amman, Tunis, or London Office)
Application Deadline: April 15, 2015

Program & Advocacy ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Middle East and North Africa Division
(Preferably based in the MENA region or London)
Application Deadline: 15 April 2015

Program & Advocacy CHINA RESEARCHER

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCHER ON CHINA
Asia Division
(Hong Kong base preferred)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Program & Advocacy RESEARCHER ON CHILDREN'S RIGHTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCHER ON CHILDREN’S RIGHTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
Children’s Rights Division
Application Deadline: April 9, 2015

Program & Advocacy ADVOCACY DIRECTOR

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ADVOCACY DIRECTOR
Europe and Central Asia Division
(Brussels preferred)
Application Deadline: 10 April 2015

Development & Outreach CONSULTANT

CONSULTANT POSITION AVAILABLE
Fundraising Consultant
Miami
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Operations ASSOCIATE FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
Operations / Development and Outreach Departments
(Sydney Office)
Application Deadline: 5 April 2015

Administrative IT ASSOCIATE

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE
Information Technology Division
(Johannesburg Office)
Application Deadline: 4 April 2015

Administrative ASSOCIATE

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
ASSOCIATE
Africa Division
(Nairobi Office)
Open to Kenyan Nationals or Candidates with Kenyan Work Authorization Only
Application Deadline: 9 April 2015

Administrative ASSOCIATE

PART-TIME JOB VACANCY
(20 hours per week)
ASSOCIATE
Advocacy Department
(San Francisco Office)
Application Deadline: April 15, 2015