Job Posting: Full-time Legal Fellow 2015-16

Energy Law and Policy Fellowship

The Guarini Center for Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law seeks to hire a full-time Legal Fellow to conduct policy-relevant research, writing and outreach related to innovation in sustainable electric utility regulation.

The Guarini Center, housed at NYU School of Law, is an academic research center that advances energy and environmental policies for an efficient, sustainable economy. The Fellow will work as a part of the Guarini Center’s Utility Industry of the Future Program. The Program aims to develop legal, economic and regulatory frameworks that will stimulate the delivery of energy services in ways that are low-carbon, resilient, and give consumers the opportunity and incentive to play a role in managing those services.

The legal fellowship is designed for promising law graduates with an interest in energy and environmental law. The Fellow will be expected to produce a series of written papers directed at both policy and academic audiences; to host workshops, talks and conferences; to engage energy policy leaders and constituencies in the New York region as well as others at the Guarini Center and elsewhere within NYU; and to generate and provide input to regulatory processes. In addition to excellent research and writing skills, the Fellow should possess an ability to think creatively, generate innovative ideas that map out practical ways for implementation, and work as part of a team in furthering the goals of the program.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor degree with demonstrated experience working on energy and environmental related issues. The fellow will be appointed for the 2015-16 academic year beginning in September. Salary is competitive and benefits are generous.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send: (1) cover letter; (2) resume; (3) writing sample; (4) names of three references to Please include “Legal Research Fellowship” in the subject of the email. Applications are due by January 31, 2015. Only candidates of interest will be contacted.

New York University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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