Position: Korea Law Center Research Fellow (Payroll Title: Assistant Specialist)
Location: Berkeley, CA
Start Date: July 1, 2017 (approximate) This is a one-year contract position at 100% time.
Berkeley Law is pleased to announce it seeks applications for a Korea Law Research Fellow. Fellows must be committed to producing scholarship involving Korea, East Asia, or U.S.-Asian economic relationships involving Korea, which will help form the foundation for their entry into the job market for law teaching positions.
The position is a one-year, residential, full-time position expected to run from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Fellows are required to devote their attention to research and writing, and to contribute to the intellectual life of the law school. Fellows will assist faculty in administering Center activities and events and advise interested students.
Berkeley Law will provide office space, an annual salary of $47,484 and benefits, and access to the UC Berkeley library system and resources for research. The University offers excellent health and retirement benefits which can be viewed online at http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/.
Applicants will be evaluated solely on the basis of their record of academic and scholarly achievement. Of particular importance will be the applicant's potential for significant contributions to research involving Korea, East Asia, or U.S.-Asian economic relationships involving Korea.
Minimum Qualifications Required (at time of application): A successful candidate for the Korea Law Research Fellow position must hold a B.A., B.S. or equivalent degree.
Additional Qualifications Required (by start of position): A successful candidate must also hold a J.D. or equivalent degree.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience such as a judicial clerkship, or professional experience in private, government, or international practice.
Application Procedure: Please visit the following link to apply: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01361. Applications must include in pdf format a CV; a research proposal of no more than 2,000 words; at least one (1) but no more than three (3) writing sample(s) that show analytic and scholarly ability; and transcripts from all college, graduate, and professional schools attended. A cover letter is optional.
Applicants must also provide in AP Recruit the names and contact information for three (3) references.
Berkeley Law is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or research. Qualified women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
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