Emmett Institute Hiring New Fellows

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 2017-2019. This fellowship is a full-time, two-year faculty position beginning in July 1, 2017. The position involves research and writing in the law and policy of climate change and the environment, teaching, and assisting with Institute projects such as conferences and workshops.

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 topics related to environmental law and policy.

Candidates should possess a J.D. or other advanced degree in fields closely related to environmental law and policy, earned within the past several years or expected in the spring of 2017; a strong academic record; excellent analytical and writing skills; and demonstrated interest and background in environmental law and policy. Previous experience in law practice or clinical instruction is helpful but not necessary. Candidates with scientific, technical, or economic skills related to public policy analysis are especially encouraged to apply. The salary is anticipated to be approximately $68,900 per year plus a competitive benefits package. UCLA School of Law has a special interest in enriching its intellectual environment through further diversifying the range of perspectives represented within the faculty.

Online Application - deadline, January 11