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Research Fellow - Ocean Law & Policy

Berkeley CA

The Center for Law, Energy & the Environment is seeking to hire a Research Fellow focused on Ocean Law & Policy.

The Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE) is based at the UC Berkeley School of Law, which benefits from one of the leading environmental law programs in the nation. Building on UC Berkeley’s history of and commitment to research and public service, CLEE leverages the intellectual resources of Berkeley Law faculty and students in furtherance of applied research in a variety of environmental and energy law and policy areas. CLEE’s research priorities include combatting climate change, advancing sustainable energy, addressing water allocation and management challenges, and sustaining healthy oceans, among other pressing environmental and energy challenges.

The Ocean Law & Policy Fellow will work on domestic and international law and policy issues. Specific research areas will depend on the Center’s current research portfolio and the Fellow’s background and interests, but will likely include: offshore renewable energy, offshore oil and gas development, law of the sea, marine scientific research, fisheries data, marine debris, and/or ocean acidification, as well as potentially other energy and environmental issues. The Fellow will collaborate with project partners at nongovernmental organizations, at other academic institutions, in both domestic and foreign governmental bodies, from the business community, and other stakeholders. The Fellow will travel occasionally within California and sometimes out of state and/or internationally.

The anticipated start date is February 4, 2019. This is a 100% time, one-year contract position in the title of Assistant or Associate Specialist, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.


For more information on CLEE, see clee.berkeley.edu.


This position is open until filled. For details on the position, including required qualifications and application materials, and information about how to apply, please visit http://apptrkr.com/1342655


If you have questions about the position, please contact academicpositions@law.berkeley.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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Posted December 4, 2018

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