UCLA School of Law - Emmett Institute

UCLA School of Law’s Emmett/Frankel Fellowship in Environmental Law and Policy

UCLA School of Law’s Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment is now accepting applications for the UCLA Emmett/Frankel Fellowship in Environmental Law and Policy for the academic years 2015-2017.  This fellowship is a full-time, two-year faculty position beginning in the summer of 2015.  The position involves policy and legal research and writing, assisting with projects such as conferences and workshops, and teaching.   
The Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment is dedicated to creating and advancing law and policy solutions to climate change and other environmental challenges, and to training the next generation of leaders to address these issues.  The program fosters informed debate and analysis to educate the public, policymakers, business leaders, and others on critical environmental issues.  
The Fellow will work on issues relating to environmental law and policy, including climate change, and will generate policy-oriented publications and other products for the Institute, in collaboration with UCLA Law faculty.  The Fellow will also assist the Institute’s Executive Directors with projects relating to the Institute’s work, including organizing conferences, workshops, public education and outreach efforts, and other events.  In addition to these responsibilities, which will continue year-round, the Fellow will take on teaching responsibilities in environmental law topics.  
Candidates should possess a J.D. (or equivalent law degree), earned within the past several years or expected in the spring of 2015; a strong academic record; excellent analytical and writing skills; and demonstrated interest and background in environmental law or policy.  Previous experience in law practice or clinical instruction is preferred but not necessary.  The salary is anticipated to be approximately $66,000 per year plus a competitive benefits package.
Applicants should apply at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00632.  Please submit online a letter discussing qualifications and interests, a resume, a law school transcript, and contact information for three references.  
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through February 2, 2015 or until the post is filled.
Visit our website at www.law.ucla.edu/emmett for more information about our program.
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, 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.  UCLA School of Law has a special interest in enriching its intellectual environment through further diversifying the range of perspectives represented within the faculty.