Now Hiring: McGovern Fellow (Attorney Position)

Jan 13, 2022Latest News

We're hiring! Duke Law | Bolch Judicial Institute

The Institute is seeking to hire a Law Fellow to assist in developing educational programs, symposia, conferences, publications, and scholarship relating to the rule of law, judicial independence, the administration of justice, and special topics in civil litigation, such as multidistrict litigation, mass harms, e-discovery, and securities class actions.

Depending on the candidate’s experience and interests, the Fellow may also have the opportunity to assist in producing our flagship journal about judging, Judicature, and its new international edition. The position requires a J.D., and a clerkship is preferred. This position may be of particular interest to attorneys who are interested in transitioning to academia.

Fellow Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Institute’s director and in consultation with staff and faculty, develop and manage all substantive educational aspects of programs, workshops, seminars, conferences and symposia focusing on a broad range of legal topics.

  • Research and create content, program agendas, course materials.
  • Engage, organize, and support faculty from Duke Law, other institutions, the judiciary, and the legal profession in creating courses and content for educational programs.
  • Collaborate with Institute staff to manage logistics, marketing, and all aspects of production and implementation for assigned programs

The start date is early 2022 (with flexibility as to precise date). Hybrid or remote work arrangements may be possible. The salary for the position will be commensurate with fellowships of this type and include Duke University benefits. The initial appointment is for one year and is renewable for up to two additional years upon mutual agreement of the fellow and the director of the Bolch Judicial Institute.

Interested applicants must apply through Academic Jobs Online and should also submit a letter of interest and résumé/CV via email to Kristin Triebel at Applications must be received no later than midnight on February 15, 2022.

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