Senior Research Fellow

Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy
New Orleans, LA, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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The aim of the Fellowship is to further the Fellow's education and career development through participation in the Institute's programs and activities, including:  Research on topics relevant to water law and policy; preparation of reports and white papers; coordination and interaction with contractors and colleagues outside of the Law School in furtherance of the Institute's programs; supervision of research assistants; development of at least one topical presentation for the Tulane Law School community; and other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong interest in the legal and policy dimensions of water management and stewardship.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated capacity for working with people from varied backgrounds and persuasions in dynamic situations.
  • Ability to travel for occasional out of town meetings, conferences, or symposia.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to write and speak clearly and concisely.
  • Strong legal research, analysis and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, and prioritize work assignments;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all work performed

Required Education and/or Experience

  • JD or LLM within the last two years prior to the date of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Actual experience in the water resources field.
  • Bi-lingual speaking and writing skills
  • Class ranking - Top 30%

This position will close on 01/31/2019


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