The Yale-China Association is pleased to invite applications for its 2008-2009 Law Fellows Program. The program places young U.S.-trained attorneys at Chinese universities as visiting professors. Fellows spend one academic year in residence at a Chinese law school, teaching classes in areas of their own expertise and contributing to clinical education programs at the host institution. During the 2008-09 academic year, Yale-China will send two Law Fellows to . One will be placed at the Hunan University School of Law in , and will have the opportunity to help develop the school's new clinical legal education program. The other Fellow will be placed at a law school in the Pearl River Delta region of .
Anyone with a J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school and two years experience in legal practice is eligible to apply. Preference will be given to those candidates who speak Chinese, are familiar with , and have teaching and/or clinical law experience. Fellows will receive intensive Chinese-language instruction during the summer 2008 in and continued Chinese-language instruction during their residency. Round-trip airfare to , on-campus housing, health insurance, and a stipend are provided as part of the package.
Application Deadline: .
For more information, please visit the Yale-China website.