Research Fellowship at Tulane University: (Deadline Ongoing)
Applications are open for Senior Research Fellowship at Institute on Water, Law & Policy at Tulane University. The aim of the Fellowship is to further the Fellow’s education and career development through participation in the Institute’s programs and activities including
- Research on topics relevant to water law and policy.
- Preparation of reports and white papers.
- Coordination and interaction with contractors and colleagues outside of the Law School in furtherance of the Institute’s programs.
- Supervision of research assistants.
- Development of at least one topical presentation for the Tulane Law School community.
Candidates for this Research Fellowship at Tulane University must have the following
- JD or LLM within the last two years prior to the date of hire.
- Strong interest in the legal and policy dimensions of water management and stewardship.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated capacity for working with people from varied backgrounds and persuasions in dynamic situations.
- Ability to travel for occasional out of town meetings, conferences, or symposia.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to write and speak clearly and concisely.
- Strong legal research, analysis, and writing skills
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Ability to multi-task, and prioritize work assignments.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality in all work performed.
Tulane University is a private research university in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was founded as a public medical college in 1834 and became a comprehensive university in 1847. The institution was made private under the endowments of Paul Tulane and Josephine Louise Newcomb in 1884. Tulane is the 9th oldest private university in the Association of American Universities, which consists of major research universities in the United States and Canada. Alumni include the former President of Costa Rica; twelve governors of Louisiana; one Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court; various members of Congress,[quantify] including one Speaker of the House; two Surgeons General of the United States; 23 Marshall Scholars; 18 Rhodes Scholars; 12 Truman Scholars; 155 Fulbright Scholars; and four living billionaires.