Senior Research Fellow

New Orleans, LA, US

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

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY: 
(Note: The following criteria will not be used in screening qualified applicants but may be considered in the final decision-selection process of candidates interviewed.) 

  • A demonstrated capacity for working with people from varied backgrounds and persuasions in dynamic situations
  • The ability to travel for occasional out of town meetings, conferences, or symposia
  • The ability to write and speak clearly and concisely

Minimum Qualifications 

  • A superior academic record and a strong interest in the legal and policy dimensions of water management and stewardship

Minimum Education 

  • Recent (within 2 years of start) JD or LLM

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Actual experience in the water resources field
  • Foreign language

Start Date

  • Summer 2017 

This posting will close on: Sunday, March 12, 2017.


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED