Associate/Full Specialist - Empirical International Law Fellow - School of Law

San Francisco
Sep 17, 2020
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Associate/Full Specialist - Empirical International Law Fellow - School of Law

Working Title: Empirical International Law Fellow
Job Classification: Associate Specialist, or Specialist
Location: Berkeley, CA
Salary Range: $62,300 - $80,000

This is a 100% time, one-year term position, with the possibility of renewal.

Overview: The Miller Institute for Global Challenges and Law is seeking to hire an Empirical International Law Fellow focused on subfields of refugee law, antitrust law, state responsibilities in time of crisis, and policy diffusion.

The Miller Institute for Global Challenges and Law is based at UC Berkeley School of Law, which benefits from one of the leading international law programs in the nation. Building on UC Berkeley's history of and commitment to research and public service, the project will be empirical, interdisciplinary, comparative, and international.

The Empirical International Law Fellow will work on academic research and publications related to international law. Specifically, the project will focus on state responsibilities in times of crisis, on the diffusion of laws around the world, and on the role of international organizations in coordinating global responses. There will be particular emphasis in the areas of refugee law, immigration law, and antitrust law.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conducting research on empirical international law, under the direction of and in collaboration with Berkeley Law faculty, researchers, and colleagues at other institutions;
  • Drafting white papers, reports, and outreach materials (including social media, op-eds, and other) for policy-focused audiences, under the direction of faculty;
  • Assisting faculty and other researchers in organizing and facilitating meetings, workshops, and other convenings;
  • Assisting with other miscellaneous tasks for the project broadly.
  • Duties will be adjusted as applicable in response to campus guidelines relating to COVID-19.

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Candidate must hold a J.D. degree or Ph.D. degree (or equivalent international degree), or be enrolled in a J.D. or Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) program at the time of application.

    Additional Qualifications:
  • Candidate must hold a J.D. degree or Ph.D. degree (or equivalent international degree) by start date.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Publications or contributions to publications in academic journals in law or political science focused on international problems;
  • Comfort working with Stata and R.

    Application Procedure:
    Please visit the following link to apply:
    This position will remain open until filled.

    If you have questions about the position, please contact [email protected].

    The University offers excellent health and retirement benefits which can be viewed online at
    Letters of reference, copies of scholarly transcripts, and other materials may be requested of top candidates. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a dossier service or career center, to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

    Berkeley Law is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their research. Qualified women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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