Campaign for Greater Diversity in Legal Leadership at Temple Law is Hiring!

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law invites applications for a one year research fellowship on gender equality in multi-district litigation. The study will involve quantitative and qualitative analysis of gender disparities in leadership positions in MDL cases from 1991 to the present day.

The fellow will be housed in the Stephen and Sandra Sheller Center for Social Justice. The position will begin on or after September 15, 2015; an earlier start date may be possible. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis beginning August 1, 2015. The salary will be $50,000 plus benefits.

Minimum Qualifications: An excellent academic record including (1) an advanced degree (or ABD status) with graduate-level training and expertise in quantitative and qualitative methods; and (2) a J.D. degree or substantial exposure to litigation and procedure. The ideal candidate will have experience with data management, research design, regression analysis, statistical software, interview techniques, and disseminating research to a broad audience. Demonstrated research and writing ability is required, ideally published work in a law journal or comparable publication. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed an empirical research project on a topic related to litigation and the legal process and/or gender disparities in legal leadership. Temple University is committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and is an EEO/AA employer.

Contact: Please send the following to Prof. Jaya Ramji-Nogales at lawfsc@temple.edu: 1) cover letter; 2) one page statement of interest, including an explanation of how the applicant’s experiences have prepared her for this project; 3) writing sample, preferably of published work; 4) resume or c.v., including at least three references. 

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