[Announcement] Call for applications: Two (2) Researcher Associates -BALAY


Balay Rehabilitation Center (Balay) in cooperation with the Danish Institute against Torture (DIGNITY) shall launch as study entitled: TORTURE AND CORRUPTION: UNDERSTANDING CONNECTIONS and RELATIONSHIPS.


The over-all aim of the study is to understand the relationship between torture and corruption by examining encounters between policing agents and the policed from their respective perspectives. In particular, the study seeks to look at recent incidents of torture and episodes of corruption. Furthermore, the study aims to explore exchanges, resources mobilized, connections invoked during these encounters.

Duration of the research

The research shall be conducted from the 1st of October 2014 to the 31st of December 2014.

Successful applicants shall be mainly responsible for:

  • Conducting field interviews in communities and government agencies
  • Gathering news articles regarding the subject of torture and corruption for the past 24 months
  • Transcribing field interviews
  • Participation in planning, coordination and data analysis meetings


Graduate of an undergraduate course in Sociology, Community Development, Social Work, Psychology or any related social science disciplines.

Experience in doing research; and, knowledge about the field of human rights and torture is preferred.

Curriculum vitae, letter of intent and three references with contact numbers and e-mail address.

How to apply?

Interested applicants may send their cover letter and CV to Balay Rehabilitation Center’s office at 25 Maalindog Street, UP Village, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 or through telefax (+632) 921-6301. Interested applicants may also contact Karl Arvin Hapal at karl_gitaristah@yahoo.com

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