Buswell Post Graduate Fellowship in Law

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Present Position NumberFP778WRole Code TitleProf/Lecturer/11-12MthPosition TitleBuswell Post Graduate Fellowship in LawPosition Summary

Under the guidance of the Director and Deputy Director of the Center for Legal & Court Technology, the Buswell Fellow will serve as CLCT’s Assistant Director of Research and will conduct research in the field of Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and related technologies.
Part of the duties of the Fellow is to develop, with the Deputy Director, teaching material to educate judges, lawyers, legal academics, law students, and other members of the legal profession as well as non-lawyers on the legal issues likely to arise from the use of these technologies. The Fellow will also conduct research on (i) the interrelationship between IoT, privacy and cybersecurity and (ii) how to foster cooperation between technologists, business managers, marketing personnel, and lawyers so that new technology products and services can be released to the public with a minimum of legal issues and risks.
Additionally, the Fellow will supervise CLCT student fellows taking part in CLCT’s efforts to produce and share knowledge on the core subject of the research.
The Fellow will support CLCT’s international paper competition into the legal issues arising from AI and related technologies, as well as the organization of conferences, online workshops, CLE seminars, and other events on AI emerging technologies, and the law.
This is a non-renewing one-year appointment.

Required Qualifications

•A J.D. (Juris Doctor) is required at the time the appointment begins.
•Prior academic or employment experience, or proven interest in the area of legal issues arising from AI and related technologies.
•Exceptional writing, presentation, and organizational skills are required.
•Editorial skills, as well as the ability to manage teams and deadlines are also required.

Preferred Qualifications

•Evidence of prior quality writing of one or more papers in the field, whether published or unpublished.

•Experience as in-house counsel, or other relevant work demonstrating the ability to bridge gaps in communication between legal, technical, and business professionals.

•Technical skills or professional exposure in the fields of computer science, emerging technologies, or related industries.

Advertised Pay RangeUp to $50,000 Commensurate with experienceDepartment3N1000 Law School OperationsLocationWilliam & MaryUniversity Salary Range

U10Job Open Date07/10/2019Review Begin DateJob Close Date07/24/2019Open Until FilledNoEmployment CategoryProfessional FTPosition Term12 Month - RestrictedSpecial Application Instructions

Please Attach a writing sample in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Related Technologies.

Conditions of Employment:

Restricted Appointment: This is a non-renewing one-year appointment beginning August 25, 2019.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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    Supplemental DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Writing Sample
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      Posted: 7/16/2019
      Application Due: 7/24/2019
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