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The Centre for Peace and Justice, Brac University (CPJ) is a multi-disciplinary academic institute that promotes global peace and social justice through quality education, research, training and advocacy.
CPJ is pleased to announce the Research & Development Fellowship. An inaugural Fellow will work alongside CPJ’s research team in Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh for 12 months. The Fellowship is suitable for an early career professional who has completed a master degree or PhD in a discipline relevant to CPJ’s areas of focus.
The Fellow will:
The Fellowship is a 12-month, Dhaka-based position with regular travel to different locations, particularly Cox’s Bazar, the location of CPJ’s Refugee Studies Unit.
Qualifications and eligibility
Benefits and Compensation
The Fellow will receive a generous award. Contact [email protected] for details.
Sunday to Thursday (40 hours per week)
CPJ is committed to identifying and promoting sustainable and inclusive solutions to a wide range of global concerns and issues, including fragility, conflict and violence. The centre was established in March 2017 and joined the impressive cluster of other institutes and centres of Brac University. CPJ undertakes a range of research, training and advocacy activities in three thematic areas: peace and fragility, social justice, and open society.
CPJ has worked with institutions including National University of Singapore, Georgetown University, University of New South Wales, and International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam. The Centre has worked extensively to promote solutions to the Rohingya crisis, and also promotes paralegalism and civic education.
CPJ has carried out research for UN agencies including UNDP, UN WOMEN, IOM, UNHCR, and WFP). It has also worked with donors such as Open Society Foundations, The Asia Foundation, FCDO-UK, USAID and IDRC-Canada. CPJ is a founding member of the Asia Justice Coalition, chaired by its Executive Director, Manzoor Hasan. The Centre has also acted as a facilitator to develop a broad network of legal aid and legal empowerment organizations in Bangladesh and other South Asian countries.
In 2019, CPJ its Refugee Studies Unit (RSU) which is currently based in Kutupalong, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar to undertake research and other activities for a deeper understanding of Rohingya and host communities. The RSU office serves as a workstation for CPJ’s researchers and trainers who work closely alongside various humanitarian actors and stakeholders.