The Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law at the University of Texas School of Law seeks a talented, versatile and energetic recent graduate of law to serve as an Environmental and Energy Law Fellow for two years, beginning in November 2014. Founded in 2009, the Center is a focal point for interdisciplinary analysis, debate, and discussion of the legal and policy issues relevant to energy and the environment. In connects students, practitioners, and academics with the mission of advancing policy and legal ideas that promote effective and efficient environmental protection, sound energy development, and effective dispute resolution. In early 2015, the Center will merge with the Energy Management and Innovation Center of the McCombs School of Business at UT and be renamed the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business, in honor of the former Senator. In addition to domestic environmental and energy issues, one of the KBH Center’s areas of focus will be energy and the environment in Latin America.
The Fellow will work under the supervision of the Center’s director and collaborate with the director, other faculty, 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 Law School. 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, 2014.
APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Mail or email a letter of interest and resume to: Mauricio Pajón, University of Texas School of Law, 727 E. Dean Keeton St., Austin, TX 78705. Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will begin considering applications beginning September 1, 2015 and on a rolling basis thereafter. If you have any questions about the Environmental and Energy Law Fellowship, please contact the Energy Center program coordinator, Mauricio Pajón.