Post-Graduate Research Fellow

School of Law - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas
Open: Jul 13, 2016

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law, and Business at The University of Texas at Austin seeks a talented, versatile, and energetic recent law graduate to serve as an Environmental and Energy Law Fellow for two years, beginning in November 2016. Founded in 2015, the KBH Center is an interdisciplinary academic center created by the School of Law and the McCombs School of Business. The mission of the KBH Center is to provide the finest educational opportunities in the United States to students wishing to pursue careers in energy and to serve as a nexus for incisive, unbiased, and relevant research and conferences for policymakers around the world, with a special emphasis on Latin America. Visit our website at

The Fellow will work under the supervision of the KBH Center's executive director and collaborate with the executive director, other faculty members, and students in the day-to-day operations and academic programs of the Center; help design and facilitate academic, curricular, and research projects with the Center's affiliated faculty and students; and possibly co-teach a course with a tenured professor at the UT School of Law. The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate with a J.D. or LLM degree who possesses solid written and verbal communication skills, some experience in environmental and/or energy law research, teaching, or practice, and a desire to work closely with the Center's faculty and students. This two-year fellowship has a monthly salary range of $4,100 - $5,000. In addition, the fellow will have access to University of Texas facilities and employee benefits. Ideally, the fellowship will begin on November 1, 2016.

Application Instructions
Applicant Instructions:

Email or mail a letter of interest and resume to Mauricio Paj\u00f3n, the KBH Center's administrative director.

Mauricio Paj\u00f3n

Administrative Director

Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law, and Business

The University of Texas at Austin

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, Texas 78705

We will begin considering applications beginning September 1, 2016 and on a rolling basis thereafter. If you have any questions about the Environmental and Energy Law Fellowship, please contact the Mauricio Paj\u00f3n.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.