Position: City of Dallas, TX, Senior Climate Coordinator (Deadline: 5/30/2019)

This was an interesting position that was shared on a listserv that I am on.  I don’t know anything about it, but I think it might be of interest to environmental lawyers.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/dallas/jobs/2447867/sr-climate-coordinator

 

Position: Aoki Water Justice Clinical Lecturer, Univ. Calif. Davis Law School (Deadline: May 19, 2019)

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT DAVIS SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a Water Justice Clinical Lecturer, who will act as the director of the Aoki Water Justice Clinic, by May 19, 2019 and/or until the position is filled. The Aoki Water Justice Clinic is a transactional live-client legal clinic that provides technical legal assistance to small disadvantaged communities in California’s Central Valley and beyond, who lack reliable and affordable access to safe drinking water. We seek applications from candidates with a background in law who (1) possess extensive experience in state, national and international critical race and nation studies law and policy issues and (2) excellent transactional, analytical, legal writing, negotiation and advocacy skills, including high-quality precision in contract drafting, and skill in high-level and detailed analysis. All candidates must apply through the UC Recruit system at the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF02783. For full consideration, applicants should apply by May 19, 2019, although we recommend that you submit your materials as soon as possible. Candidates must have a J.D. or equivalent degree. We require a cover letter and curriculum vitae and contact information for three references at this time. In addition, as part of their application, candidates must include a Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Information about the Statement can be found at http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html. An optional statement of teaching can also be included. Please note that we may require further documentation at a future date, including, but not limited to, letters of recommendation, which will be treated as confidential per University of California Policy and California state law. Please direct questions to Director of Clinical Legal Education Gabriel “Jack” Chin, Chair of the Search Committee, via email at gjchin@ucdavis.edu. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction.

Fellowship: Land Use/Sustainable Development Graduate Fellow, Pace Law School (Deadline: no deadline available)

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Pace University’s Elisabeth Haub School of Law is hiring a Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Graduate Fellow for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Fellow will work part time in Pace’s Land Use Law Center while working towards an LLM in Environmental Law.

 

For more information, visit https://law.pace.edu/graduate/llm-graduate-fellowships.

Since 1978, Pace University’s Elisabeth Haub School of Law has provided an internationally acclaimed environmental legal education. Our dedicated faculty have been pioneers in developing and implementing environmental law and continue to serve as national and world leaders in the field. We are the only top environmental law program that is about forty minutes away by train from New York City and two hours away by air from Washington, DC, providing students with easy access to outstanding practice opportunities.  Fellows receive a full tuition waiver and a modest stipend to cover living expenses. Applications for the Land Use and Sustainable Development Fellowship are due April 30, 2019.

About the Land Use Law Center for Sustainable Development (For more information, visit law.pace.edu/landuse)

Established in 1993, the Land Use Law Center is dedicated to fostering the development of sustainable communities and regions through the promotion of innovative land use strategies and dispute resolution techniques. The Center provides research, training, technical assistance, support and strategic planning services to communities.  Working with trained law students, the Center quickly, affordably and effectively develops techniques to remedy nearly all types of land use problems that afflict urban, suburban and rural communities.  The Center enjoys a track record of successful implementation in partnership with local land use leaders, other change agents, and state and federal agencies.

It accomplishes this through its programs and catalytic demonstration projects, which cover a range of topics, including:

  • Local Environmental Law and Natural Resource Conservation
  • Historic Building and Agricultural Land Preservation
  • Smart Growth
  • Community Economic Development
  • Urban Revitalization
  • Affordable, Fair and Workforce Housing
  • Vacant and Distressed Property Remediation
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Sustainable Site and Neighborhood Development
  • Green Building Programs
  • Local Wind and Solar Energy Regulation
  • Sea Level Rise
  • Community Resiliency
  • Climate Change Mitigation
  • Collaborative Decision-Making and Facilitation

Positions: Attorney-Advisor, Law and Policy Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division, US Department of Justice (Deadline: May 1, 2019)

From my email, a great opportunity.  (I used to work in that office.)

“The Law and Policy Section has two announcements for attorney positions posted right now. (Hiring freeze lifted!) One is for someone with litigation/environmental experience, and the other is a “general law” position for someone with employment law/FOIA/ethics experience. If you happen to know someone who might be interested, please pass on the listings.”

Here are the two USAJOBS postings:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530150900

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529874900

Positions: EPA Office of General Counsel, Washington, DC (Deadline: April 23, 2019)

This is a great job opportunity.  From the job ad:

“EPA’s, Office of General Counsel (OGC) is hiring three Attorney-Advisers. Two will be assigned to the Water Law Office and the third will be assigned to the Pesticides and Toxic Substances Law Office. OGC serves as the chief legal advisor to the Agency’s senior management and program offices on Agency rules, permits, response actions, and legislation. OGC lawyers also work with attorneys in the Department of Justice to represent the Agency in defensive litigation in the federal courts.”

Job Title:  Attorney-Adviser, GS-0905-12

Job Announcement Number: OGC-2019-0005

Open Period:  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 to Tuesday, April 23, 2019

 

For contact info and additional details on the positions, see the announcement in USAJobs

https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.usajobs.gov_GetJob_ViewDetails_530122500&d=DwMGaQ&c=iVyFbx9TtkoGWXYs40w9MA&r=IpxfwWSdQ_5a5YEGWJgySQ&m=2qGg2i_pkHmBLFpQr4aJ614DoxTN5zikNiYilWvtzpY&s=5Lmo1CNQyyMftLjLSMC3rCyJbSONB8MESIcCak1JOCg&e=

 

 

Teaching Fellowship – Stanford Law School’s Environmental Law LLM Program (Deadline: March 15, 2019)

A really interesting opportunity for anybody interested in law teaching, especially environmental law.

From the email that shared the announcement:  “The position involves running, and teaching in, the law school’s LLM Program in Environmental Law & Policy and is probably best suited to someone thinking about an academic career, but any qualified applicant is encouraged to apply.”

https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/teaching-fellow-for-the-stanford-law-school-llm-program-in-environmental-law-policy-5564?et=AgCq1Myr

 

 

A few fellowships for graduating law students or recent law grads

These fellowships floated across my email over the past few days.

1.  University of Maryland Carey School of Law – Agricultural Law Education Initiative Legal Fellow at UMD Carey School of Law: Great opportunity to work on food and agriculture policy. Tight window to apply though (Feb. 22nd cut off, position starts March 4.  Additional info at: https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/umb_faculty+and+post+docs/jobdetail.ftl?job=115422&source=Indeed.com

2. Emory University School of Law, Fellow at Turner Environmental Law Clinic:  Application deadline is March 15, 2019, start date on August 1, 2019.  More details at: https://faculty-emory.icims.com/jobs/32736/job.

3.  Pace Law School:  3 LLM Graduate Fellowships, starting August 2019.

Pace Law Environmental LLM Grad Fellow: https://law.pace.edu/sites/default/files/Enviro_LLM_Grad_Fellow_Description.pdf

Pace Law Global LLM Grad Fellow:  https://law.pace.edu/sites/default/files/GCELS_LLM_Grad_Fellow_Description.pdf

Pace Law EASE LLM Grad Fellow: https://law.pace.edu/sites/default/files/Energy_Climate_LLM_Grad_Fellow_Description.pdf