Law & Philosophy Postdoctoral Fellow 2024-25
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Philosophy of Law broadly understood (including Jurisprudence, Legal Theory, and Philosophical Foundations of Legal Issues)|
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
|Location||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Start date||July 1, 2024|
UCLA School of Law and the UCLA Department of Philosophy are offering a one to two year research fellowship to a recent law school graduate or Ph.D. in philosophy. (A second year of the fellowship is available assuming satisfactory performance in the first year.) The fellowship is under the auspices of the UCLA Program in Law and Philosophy.
Fellows will be asked to teach two courses in the first year and one course in the second year of the fellowship, to attend and assist with the planning of Law and Philosophy events, to attend talks and conferences, and otherwise to participate actively in the law school and philosophy department communities. The bulk of their time will be devoted to independent research. Candidates should demonstrate a strong interest in a career involving teaching and research in law and philosophy. Typical candidates will have a post-graduate degree in law (e.g., J.D., LL.M., or S.J.D.) or a doctorate in philosophy, but applicants with other relevant PhDs (e.g., a Ph.D. in political theory) are encouraged to apply. Evidence of completion of post-graduate degrees must be available upon request no later than June 20, 2024. The fellowship offers a salary of $75,000 per year, a small research stipend, and full benefits with a start date of July 1, 2024.
One or two postdoctoral fellowships will be available depending on funding.
Qualifications Basic qualifications(required at time of application)
A post-graduate degree in law (e.g., J.D., LL.M., or S.J.D.) or a doctorate in philosophy, in hand or to be conferred no later than June 2024. Applicants with other relevant PhDs (e.g., a Ph.D. in political theory) are encouraged to apply.
Application Requirements Document requirements
Letters submitted online may be addressed to the attention of Ben Austin-Docampo, Program Coordinator, Program in Law and Philosophy, UCLA School of Law, Box 951476, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476.
|How to apply|
Please submit PDF copies of the following: 1) a research statement focusing on the candidate’s research interests in law and philosophy; 2) writing sample; 3) a statement describing the candidate's experience and approach to fostering diversity in the classroom and the profession; 4) cover letter; 5) CV and 6) three letters of recommendation. Letters submitted online may be addressed to the attention of Ben Austin-Docampo, Program Coordinator, Program in Law and Philosophy, UCLA School of Law, Box 951476, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476. Applicants with teaching experience should also include their teaching evaluations, a summary thereof, or other testimonials concerning their teaching experience. To facilitate blind review of writing samples et alia, applicants are asked to submit their research statements, writing samples, and diversity statements without references that would reveal their identities, professional titles, or institutions that granted their advanced degrees.
|Web address to apply||https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08696|
|Email to apply|
|Deadline for full consideration:||
November 3, 2023, 11:59pm PST
(applications under review)
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||https://law.ucla.edu/academics/centers/law-philoso...|
|Contact name||Ben Austin|
|Time created||July 20, 2023, 9:34pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||January 16, 2024, 5:26pm PST|
|Last updated||August 30, 2023, 4:32pm UTC|
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