Curriculum Development Consultant

at American Bar Association
Published August 28, 2022
Location Tunis, Tunisia
Category Consultancy  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

ABA ROLI is a non-profit organization that implements legal reform programs in roughly 40 countries around the world. ABA ROLI’s partners include justice sector institutions, bar associations, and a wide array of civil society organizations, including human rights groups.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

ABA ROLI seeks a part-time, short term Consultant to develop curriculum on subjects related to legal interpretation with a focus on Islamic Law. The Consultant will provide comparative expertise and work with ABA ROLI Middle East and North Africa staff to develop the training curricula.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The Consultant will, in close coordination with ABA ROLI:

 

  • Review relevant laws, regulations, cases, and decrees in local languages.

 

  • Develop training course content, including legal/statutory interpretation, constitutionalism, comparative constitutionalism, rule of law, constitutionalism in the Middle East, and Islamic Law or other topics as agreed upon by ABA ROLI and the Consultant.

 

  • Support review, editing, and adaptation of the curricula to a distance learning (online) format platform.

 

  • Provide regular status reports on achieved results and recommendations for future support.

 

  • Edit and proofread information in local languages and perform content check of text.

 

The part-time consultant will report to Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa team at ABA ROLI.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • A Law degree or LLM with demonstrable expertise in at least one of the following areas: Legal/statutory interpretation, constitutionalism, comparative constitutionalism, rule of law, constitutionalism in the Middle East, and Islamic Law. Candidates who are pursuing or have completed a PhD will be looked upon favorably.

 

  • Experience relating to Islamic law and legal systems.

 

  • Knowledge of legal systems in the MENA region is desirable.

 

  • Peer reviewed publications with respect to one or more of the above areas of expertise is highly desirable.

 

  • Demonstrable experience in pedagogical management.

 

  • At least 10 years of teaching experience or 2 years teaching experience post PhD.

 

  • Must have demonstrable experience in developing training courses for legal professionals.

 

  • Teaching or training experience using interactive teaching methodologies in an international setting.

 

  • Working knowledge of MENA region and/or experience working in politically sensitive contexts is highly desirable.

 

  • Fluency in English and written and oral fluency in Farsi (Persian) or Dari/Pashto required.

 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

How to apply

 

Please submit cover letter, resume, and daily rate by email. In the subject heading please include the title of the position: Curriculum Development Consultant.

Education

A Law degree or LLM

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