Textbook Expert (SSD)
International Development Law Organization (IDLO) - South Dakota

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IDLO is currently undertaking various activities under the project Developing Legal Education and Training Institutions in Southern Sudan. The purpose of the Project is to strengthen higher legal education in South Sudan through support to the College of Law, University of Juba.

As part of the efforts to address the paucity of legal resources, IDLO will assist law professors in developing new textbooks in core law courses offered at the College of Law. This is intended to add professionalism as well as bring uniformity to law teaching at the College of Law, University of Juba.

IDLO is seeking to engage three (3) Textbook Experts to work closely with law professors at the College of Law, University of Juba to develop textbooks in core law courses. The text-books will be developed for the following courses – criminal law, criminal procedure, civil procedure, constitutional law, evidence law, customary law, land law, human rights law and labour law.

The Textbook Experts will be responsible for the following:

Engaging and training the law professors in the organization of textbook content; authorial style; ethics of textbook authorship; managing drafts, revisions, length and schedule; trends and models in textbook publishing, etc;
Assisting the law professors compile and collate materials in preparation of textbooks; and Overseeing the progress in the development of the textbooks by the law professors.

The assignment shall be undertaken for the larger part in Juba, South Sudan. The Experts will report to the IDLO Country Director in South Sudan and work closely with the Legal Education & Training Advisor.

The assignment will last 45 to 60 days. The Candidates should be available to start immediately.

For more information:
http://www.idlo.int/DOCJob/160.pdf Job Location(s) Juba, SD

Website www.idlo.int