The China Law Center at Yale Law School is seeking applications from legal professionals for an open position of Senior Fellow.
This position requires working with senior Center staff to identify, plan, design, and carry out research, academic exchange and collaborative projects involving U.S., Chinese, and other legal experts on topics relevant to Chinese law and policy reform. The Senior Fellow will organize project activities, conduct research and writing related to ongoing projects, maintain communication among project participants in the U.S., China, and elsewhere, facilitate visits by Chinese legal experts, and assist with administering the Center’s operations. This position may require frequent travel to China.
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1) J.D. degree and at least 3 years professional experience (or equivalent)
2) Working-level proficiency in Mandarin Chinese (written and spoken)
3) Experience in China (preferred)
4) Strong organizational skills and an ability to work independently
5) Excellent oral and written communications skills
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume (including contact information for references), and a writing sample to The China Law Center at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is March 30, 2007. Applicants will only be contacted if invited for an interview. This position offers a competitive package of salary and benefits.
The China Law Center
The China Law Center of Yale Law School is a unique institution devoted to supporting law and policy reform within China and increasing understanding of China in the United States. The core of the Center's work is designing and carrying out sustained, in-depth cooperative projects between U.S. and Chinese experts on key issues in Chinese law and policy reform. Projects focus on areas that are critical to China's ongoing reform process, particularly judicial reform, criminal justice reform, administrative and regulatory reform, and constitutional law.
Since its start in 1999, the Center has opened offices at Yale University and in Beijing, with a small staff of lawyers and scholars with decades of collective experience working on law and policy reform issues in China. The Center's Director is Professor Paul Gewirtz. A full list of Center staff, and further information, may be found on the Center's website.
Yale Law School is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, Title IX employer.