A cover letter or letter of interest is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The University of Michigan Law School is seeking applications for the position of Fellow in Law and Mobility. The Fellow will serve as administrative director for the Law School's Project in Law and Mobility. In that capacity, the Fellow will work with faculty and staff from the Law School, MCity, and the wider university as well as government and industry partners to support a variety of research, pedagogical, and public service activities relating to the regulation of mobility (particularly, connected and automated vehicles).
Specific responsibilities include:
Serving as managing editor of the online Journal of Law and Mobility
Helping to organize an annual conference at the Law School
Supporting teaching faculty in Problem Solving Initiative class on connected and automated vehicles
Organizing a speaker series on law and mobility
Supporting other Law School initiatives relating to law and technology
Hiring and managing student research assistants
The successful applicant must have a J.D. degree and familiarity with law and technology gained through experience in the automotive industry, IT, engineering, technology or a related field. Spring 2020 law school graduates will be considered, especially those with significant legal journal experience. Applicants must possess strong administrative and communication skills, an interest in entrepreneurism, and be self-directed.
Experience in the automotive industry and website development experience are a plus, but not required. Experience as a law journal editor is heavily desired.
The fellowship begins as soon as is feasible and requires a one-year commitment with the possibility of a second year dependent upon performance and availability of funding.
Questions can be directed to: Professor Daniel Crane at firstname.lastname@example.org and current Fellow Ian Williams at email@example.com.
At the University of Michigan, our dedication to academic excellence for the public good is inseparable from our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. U-M is committed to recruiting, selecting, and retaining a diverse and highly engaged staff community.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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