July 09, 2021Animal Law & Policy ClinicOpen Vacancy for a Clinic Research Fellow
The Fellowship will be conducted in residence at Harvard Law School and commence on or before September 1, 2021.
The Animal Law & Policy Program Clinic Research Fellowship is a full-time, one-year Fellowship to perform research on recent developments in the field of animal law and policy (as well as relevant items in environmental law, food law, and administrative law) in order to further the mission of the Animal Law & Policy Program and Clinic.
The Fellowship will provide an opportunity for motivated candidates to hone their research and writing skills by identifying and creating weekly summaries with detailed updates from federal and state case law, new and pending federal, state, and local legislative initiatives and enactments, federal regulatory actions, published scholarship, and news related to animal law. That research then is shared for use by other clinics, academic programs, and practitioners in the field as the Brooks Animal Law Digest.
Responsibilities additionally will include assisting the Animal Law & Policy Program and Clinic on other specific research questions and projects as needed.
The Fellowship will be conducted in residence at Harvard Law School and commence on or before September 1, 2021. The Fellow will be paid a salary commensurate with experience and receive HLS employee benefits.
Candidates must have a JD degree and recent law school graduates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
To apply for this Clinic Research Fellowship, please submit the following materials via the online application form:
- Submit a resume
- A cover letter
- A recent writing sample (individually authored and not substantially edited by anyone other than the applicant
- Contact information for three references