Summary Description: The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law seeks a PostdoctoralResearch Scholar/Associate Research Scholar for a two-yearfellowship at Columbia Law School beginning September 1, 2017. Under the supervision of MichaelGerrard, Faculty Director and Michael Burger, Executive Director, theincumbent will conduct research, literature reviews, andbenchmarking studies on a wide variety of issues related to ClimateChange Law, as well as develop and implement advocacy strategies.The Fellow will work on a wide variety of research and writingprojects concerning climate change mitigation and adaptation; willcontribute to advocacy-oriented programs and projects; will help organize conferences, seminars, and collaborative publications; will contribute to conceptualization, management and implementation of the Center's web resources; and will assist with oversight of interns and volunteers, among other projects.
Minimum Qualifications: This position will be filled as either a Postdoctoral Research Scholar or an Associate Research Scholar. In both instances the minimum degree requirement is a JD, JD equivalent, or LLM within three years of beginning the fellowship. A candidate will be eligible for an appointment as Associate Research Scholar only if they have already completed a fellowship or postdoctoral training following their law degree. Strong academic qualifications and a background in environmental, natural resources or energy law and policy will be expected.
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