Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Stanford Law School - Teaching Fellowship, Corporate Governance

Stanford Law School is looking for a full-time teaching fellow in the corporate governance area.
 
The teaching fellow will teach two courses, and a two-year commitment is required, with the possibility of a third year.  The position is intended for people who plan to go on the academic job market following the fellowship.  The application deadline is April 15, 2014. 
 
More details are available after the break for those who are interested.
 
Description
Stanford Law School offers three specialized LLM programs to international students who have practiced law outside the U.S. The corporate governance program admits approximately 20 students annually. Working under the supervision of Prof. Michael Klausner, the Faculty Director of the program, the Teaching Fellow in corporate governance will assume significant academic, advising and administrative responsibilities for these students. Applicants are sought for a two-year commitment, starting in August 2014, with the possibility of a third-year by mutual agreement.

The Teaching Fellow will be responsible for teaching two courses: One on corporate law from an economics perspective; and another on corporate law practice. The latter course would include outside speakers from practice. The fellow will also organize other academic and social events, and will be responsible for managing the corporate governance LLM program on a day-to-day basis, advising LLM students on academic and career issues, responding to inquiries from prospective LLM applicants, screening and admitting applicants, and interacting with faculty in support of the LLM program goals and needs. The fellow will have the support of and work with the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, the Executive Director of the International Law Programs, and the Associate Dean for Admissions. Although this is a full time position, the fellow should have a reasonable amount of time to conduct his or her own research, and will have ready access to faculty for that purpose.
 
Qualifications
  • Candidates for this position are expected to have strong academic records and references.
  • Professional experience in corporate practice is required, with three or more years of such experience preferred. 
  • This position is intended primarily for people who expect to pursue an academic career in a business law field. 
  • JD from a US school preferred, Candidates with an LLM or JSD will also be considered.
 
How to Apply
Those interested should apply by letter (letters should be addressed to Professor Klausner), summarizing their educational qualifications and experience, as well as any other information that might help us in making selections. Each applicant should also send us an official law school transcript, a resume, copies of any publications, and three letters of recommendation (at least two from law professors) commenting on the applicant’s suitability for the position in terms of teaching ability, analytic capability, interpersonal skills, and writing ability.

Application deadline: April 15, 2014
Your application package should be sent to:

Stanford Law School
Attention: Kaylee Mosher
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610
Or by email: kmosher@law.stanford.edu

Applicants must also submit their resume electronically through the applicant tracking system at http://jobs.stanford.edu/find_a_job.html and reference job number 62217.
 
The position posting is here.

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