China Law Fellow
China Law Fellow
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The China Law Fellow will work on Center projects and/or academic research projects. Work includes preparation of white papers and other Center publications, organization of research colloquia, organization of expert meetings, facilitation of meetings and conferences in China/Asia, and other project-based work. Academic projects involve working closely with faculty to produce scholarly works for publication. In some cases, this work will result in joint publication. Generally:
Work with the Center's Director, faculty members, and staff to conduct short-term advanced research projects, including legal and policy research on relevant domestic Chinese law subjects that intersect with the Center's work on legal developments in China. Includes some supervision of Research Assistants (RAs) and student research on relevant topics. Projects will involve legal and policy writing and presentations, as well as participation in related conferences and events.
The Center Fellow will report to the Executive Director of the Georgetown Center for Asian Law, and communicate with other institutes, clinics and professors as needed to obtain information relevant to research projects.
Requirements and Qualifications
JD or equivalent required. Experience with Chinese law and/or policy preferred. Familiarity with China's approach to domestic legal reform required; some knowledge of China's engagement with key international law issues a plus. Academic and working knowledge of research topics related to Chinese law required. Minimum zero-two years of relevant professional experience.
Other Skills: Excellent research and legal writing skills required. Ability to operate professionally and maturely in interactions with academic and other stakeholders required. Ability to work well as part of a small team and supervise student work in a professional manner also required. Exceptional academic credentials, including publications, are preferred.
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