Sunday, March 23, 2008

New Antitrust Research Fellowship For Aspiring Law and Economics Profs

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

Loyola University Chicago School of Law Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies has announced a new Research Fellowship.

The Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies invites applications for a Research Fellowship for the upcoming academic year (2008-09). The Research Fellowship is designed to encourage junior scholars in law, economics and business 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 $38,000 plus benefits
• A small research budget
• Office space, computer facilities, and library privileges
• Opportunities to present Work-in-Progress
• The possibility of teaching one course or seminar 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 April 1, 2008 and may be submitted electronically to Applications should consist of:

• a current c.v. including a list of all publications
• a research proposal of not more than 2,000 words
• A writing sample 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
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, [email protected] 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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