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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies Research Fellowship

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Research Fellowship

    The Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies invites applications for a Research Fellowship for the upcoming academic year (2009-10).  The Research Fellowship is designed to encourage junior scholars in law, economics, business and related fields to pursue theoretical, empirical, and or applied research in antitrust and/or consumer protection law in keeping with the Institute’s mission of promoting a more consumer friendly competitive economy.  The Research Fellowship will consist of:                   

    •    A Stipend of $39,000 plus standard Loyola University Chicago benefits

    •    A small research and travel budget

    •    Office space, computer facilities, and library privileges

    •    Opportunities to present Work-in-Progress

    •    The possibility of teaching one course or seminar in the winter semester for additional compensation depending on the applicant’s background, experience, and teaching interests and the Law School’s needs

    •    A Faculty Mentor to assist with the anticipated research program

    •    Participation in the intellectual life of the Institute and the Law School

    Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis starting February 1, 2008 and may be submitted electronically to with a copy to  Applications should consist of:

    •    a current c.v. including a list of all publications and copies of all publications not available electronically

    •    a research proposal of not more than 2,000 words

    •    One or two writing samples of preferably published work

    •    Two letters of reference discussing the applicant’s ability to successfully complete their proposed research project

    •    A statement of teaching interests (if applicable) including a course description and any available syllabi

    The Fellowship would begin on either July 1st or August 1st, 2009 and would be a for a twelve month non-renewable period.  More information about the Institute is available at htpp://  Inquiries about the Institute and the Research Fellowship may be directed to Professor Spencer Weber Waller, Director, Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, or 312-915-7137.

    LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator with a strong commitment to a diversified faculty.

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