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A cover letter or letter of interest is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.  .  

Job Summary

The University of Michigan Law School is seeking applications for the position of Fellow in Law and Mobility.  The Fellow will serve as administrative director for the Law School's new Project in Law and Mobility.  In that capacity, the Fellow will work with faculty and staff from the Law School and wider university as well as MCity,  and government and industry partners to support a variety of research, pedagogical, and public service activities relating to the regulation of mobility (particularly, connected and automated vehicles). 

Founded in 1859, Michigan Law School is one of the world’s leading institutions of legal education and enjoys a reputation for academic excellence characterized by a powerful commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Michigan is consistently ranked among the top law schools in the nation, and enjoys international renown for its intellectual rigor, stunning physical surroundings, preeminent faculty scholarship, and a community noted for collegiality and warmth. Michigan Law has an exceptional and cooperative community of talented and interesting students, with 1000 in the JD and 40 in the LLM program. Our commitments to collegiality, to constructive and challenging debate, and to enabling our students to pursue a wide range of options explain why the Law School has long been committed to diversity along many dimensions. Our graduates serve with distinction in the private, public, non-profit, and academic sectors, in large numbers in every major market in the nation, as well as internationally.

 

Responsibilities*

Specific responsibilities include:

Serving as Executive Editor of new online Journal of Law and Mobility

Helping to organize an annual conference at the law school

Supporting teaching faculty in Problem Solving Initiative class on connected and automated vehicles

Organizing a speaker series on law and mobility

Supporting other law school initiatives relating to law and technology

Required Qualifications*

The successful applicant should have J.D. degree and familiarity with law and technology gained through at least three years of experience in either the automotive industry, IT, Engineering, Technology or related field.  Applicants should demonstrate administrative and communication skills and entrepreneurial and self-directed disposition.  The Law School’s Fellows salaries and benefits are competitive.  The fellowship beings as soon as is feasible and requires a two-year commitment.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience in the automotive industry and website development experience are a plus, but not required. 

Additional Information

Questions can be directed to: Professor Daniel Crane at dancrane@umich.edu

Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise, this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days.

 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.