Chinese Law Prof Blog

Editor: Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School

Thursday, February 8, 2007

Yale's China Law Center seeks research associate to work in Beijing

I have received the following announcement:

The China Law Center of Yale Law School is seeking a graduating student or recent university graduate for a Research Associate position based in Beijing.  The Research Associate will support Center projects in China by providing administrative and logistical support; conducting research and writing on issues related to legal reform; and communicating with scholars, officials, and lawyers.

Ideal candidates will have fluent English; proficiency in written and spoken Mandarin Chinese; strong research, writing, analytical, and communication skills; an interest in law and legal reform; and a commitment to public interest service.  The Research Associate will receive a competitive one-year fellowship stipend for the 2007-2008 year.

Interested students and recent graduates should submit a CV and cover letter to the Center’s staff at the following email address:

The China Law Center

The China Law Center of Yale Law School is a unique institution 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.  Our 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 both 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.  Associate Director Jeffrey Prescott and Senior Fellow Keith Hand manage the Beijing office.  A full list of Center staff, and further information, may be found on our Website:

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