The China Law Center at Yale Law School is seeking applications from lawyers for an open position of Fellow or Senior Fellow in the Center’s Beijing office.
This position requires working with senior Center staff to identify, 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. Fellows organize project activities, conduct research and writing related to project activities, maintain communication among project participants in the U.S., China, and elsewhere, facilitate visits to Yale and the United States by Chinese legal experts, and assist with administering the Center’s operations.
1) J.D. degree
2) At least 3 years professional experience (or equivalent) (preferred)
3) Working-level proficiency in English and Mandarin Chinese, written and spoken
4) Experience in China (preferred)
5) Strong organizational skills and an ability to work independently
6) 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 November 20, 2010. Applicants will only be contacted if invited for an interview.
The China Law Center of Yale Law School is 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. Their 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, can be found on their Website: http://www.yale.edu/chinalaw.