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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 DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR ADVOCACY

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR ADVOCACY
Executive Office
(Brussels preferred; London, Berlin, Paris, Geneva options)
Open Until Filled

Program & Advocacy RESEARCHER ON NORTH KOREA FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCHER ON NORTH KOREA
Asia Division
(Seoul base preferred)
Apply Immediately
Program & Advocacy RESEARCHER ON PAKISTAN FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCHER ON PAKISTAN
Asia Division
(Islamabad base preferred)
Apply Immediately
Program & Advocacy RESEARCHER ON AFGHANISTAN FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCHER ON AFGHANISTAN
Asia Division
(Kabul base preferred)
Apply Immediately
Program & Advocacy SECURITY ADVISOR FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
SECURITY ADVISOR
Program Department
(London or Brussels Office preferred)
Application Deadline: April 25, 2014
Program & Advocacy EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA ADVOCATE PART-TIME JOB VACANCY
(24 hours per week)
EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA ADVOCATE
Program Department
(Brussels Office preferred)
Application Deadline: May 10, 2014
Program & Advocacy RESEARCHER ON EGYPT FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
RESEARCHER ON EGYPT
Middle East and North Africa Division
(TBD but MENA Office preferred)
Application Deadline: June 15, 2014

Development & Outreach DIRECTOR, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
DIRECTOR, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Development and Outreach Department
(San Francisco Office)
Application Deadline: May 8, 2014
Development & Outreach EVENT PRODUCTION SERVICES CONSULTANT POSITION AVAILABLE
EVENT PRODUCTION SERVICES
Development and Outreach Department
(Geneva)
Application Deadline: May 16, 2014
Operations OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE PART-TIME JOB VACANCY
(20 hours per week)
OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE
Operations Department
(San Francisco Office)
Application Deadline: May 3, 2014