Aquatic Animal Law Initiative Fellowship
Please see Special Instructions for more details.
|Job Title:||Aquatic Animal Law Initiative Fellowship|
|Working Title:||Aquatic Animal Law Initiative Fellowship|
|Department:||Law, Center for Animal Law Studies|
|Job Summary:||The Center for Animal Law Studies and the Animal Law Clinic at Lewis and Clark Law School are pleased to announce a new two-year fellowship. The Animal Law Clinic is launching the Aquatic Animal Law Initiative (AALI) and is looking for an experienced attorney. The fellow will report to the Clinic’s director, Kathy Hessler, and will work closely to support AALI and program innovation. This will include creative and high level case development and management, outreach efforts to stakeholder communities, and clinic curriculum development. The fellow will also work with students to develop their skills, and provide strategic leadership for growth and development, including fundraising.
For additional information, visit http://www.CenterForAnimalLawStudies.org
Lewis & Clark College will conduct background checks on the finalist(s). Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or OCR.
|Minimum Qualifications:||J.D. (or international equivalent).
Member of a bar in good standing.
2-5 years work experience in animal law, agricultural law, or environmental law (litigation experience preferred)
Excellent research, writing, and communication skills.
Ability to work independently with little supervision.
Ability to work collaboratively with diverse colleagues both inside and outside of academia.
Passionate about developing the field of aquatic animal law, with a demonstrated commitment to animal, public interest, or environmental law.
|Preferred Qualifications:||Experience working with students.
Additional experience working within the fields of science (biology, marine, fisheries), economics, international law, or agriculture.
Website design or management experience.
|Anticipated Position Start Date:|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Months Worked Per Year:||12|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||Please upload a resume, cover letter, list of three references, and a writing sample.
Priority consideration given to applications submitted by September 30, 2016.
|Pay Rate:||$40,000-$50,000 DOE|
|Essential Functions:||1. Researching possible projects for AALI to pursue, including conducting related research and meetings with relevant stakeholders.
2. Engage in legal work to increase the protection of aquatic animals.
3. Working with students to increase protections for aquatic animals and to help students become effective animal advocates; curriculum development.
4. Administrative and development work.
5. Assisting with website and other external messaging about work of AALI.
6. Collaborates and coordinating with partners, clients, stakeholders on various projects and focus on developing relationships with lawyers, legislators, advocates, scientists, economists, people working with aquatic animals in various contexts.