Position: Mississippi Law Research Institute, University of Mississippi, Attorney (Deadline: rolling/open until filled, University, Mississippi)

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program within the Mississippi Law Research Institute at the University of Mississippi School of Law is seeking an experienced attorney to provide legal research, education, and outreach services on ocean and coastal law and policy issues. Please forward this announcement to any networks you think might be interested.

General responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, conducting legal research; drafting legal memorandum, law review articles, and other professional publications; developing outreach materials for a non-legal audience; giving professional and community presentations, and supervising law student research assistants. Specific duties include serving as editor of the Legal Program’s quarterly newsletter, Water Log; providing legal research assistance to Sea Grant professionals and extension agents, state agency personnel, and local officials; traveling to conferences and meetings to present research findings and provide outreach services; and pursuing funding through the writing of grant proposals.

Minimum qualifications for the position include: J.D. degree from a law school accredited by the ABA, admission to practice law, and two years of experience related to the above duties. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

Interested candidates may apply by visiting: https://jobs.olemiss.edu/postings/10294. The position will remain open until filled or an adequate applicant pool is obtained.

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