About to graduate, and looking for some valuable experience before Grad School? Look no further than this fellowship from Stanford Law School, where several Professors are seeking Research Fellows starting the summer of 2015. Read below for more information about the posting at how to apply!
“RESEARCH FELLOW, STANFORD LAW SCHOOL (Fixed term) *multi-job posting
Full-time, starting Spring/Summer 2015. Fellowships last for one year, with an option to renew for a second year by mutual agreement of
the professor and the fellow.
Assist with the research of Professors John J. Donohue, Daniel Ho, Daniel Kessler, and Alison Morantz at Stanford Law School. Designed for graduating seniors or recent college graduates, fellowships provide a unique opportunity for those considering graduate school, law school, and/or business school in the future.
Prior Research Fellows have matriculated to Ph.D. programs at Harvard, Stanford, Yale, and MIT, and law school at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and Columbia. They have been drawn from a variety of undergraduate disciplines, including economics, political science, applied math, public policy, statistics, and computer science.
Successful applicants will be matched with a specific professor based on background and interests. As full-time Stanford University employees, fellows will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including full medical and dental insurance, access to campus athletic and academic facilities, paid vacation time, professional development funds, and the capacity to audit Stanford courses and attend on-campus lectures and seminars free of charge.
Job responsibilities will vary by position, but involve all aspects of the research process including:
· Conceptualization of suitable empirical methodologies and models
· Collecting, managing, and structuring quantitative datasets
· Statistical analyses of complex datasets and interpretation of results
· Communication with government officials, industry
stakeholders, and research collaborators
· Report writing and manuscript preparation
· Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the social sciences,
mathematics, or another relevant field
· Outstanding academic credentials and intellectual creativity
· Eagerness to take initiative and solve intricate problems
· Excellent time-management skills and ability to work
effectively with minimal supervision
· Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics,
political science, statistics, applied math or engineering
· Exceptional research and analytical writing skills
· Programming experience in Stata, SAS, R, Python or other
languages is preferred, but not required
· Prior research experience in the social sciences is
preferred, but not required
How to apply:
There will be two rounds of application review. The deadline for the first round is 11:59PM PST on Sunday, December 7, 2014. The deadline for the second round is 11:59PM PST on Sunday, February 1, 2015. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis and preference will be given to first-round applicants. Please note this position is not visa sponsorship eligible, but applicants with OPT are eligible for
this position. To apply, please do both of the following:
(1) Apply online at http://forms.law.stanford.edu/fellows/application. Upload a brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, a resume, an unofficial transcript, a short academic writing sample, and at least two references with contact information. The writing sample should be an academic paper, preferably empirical or social science-related. Standardized test scores (e.g. GRE, LSAT, GMAT) will be considered, but are not required.
(2) Submit your resume online via the Stanford jobs website https://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/job-search – enter the job number 64432 in the keyword search field to locate this job posting and apply.
If you have any additional comments or questions, please send them inan e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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