Summary Description: The Columbia Law School's Sabin Center for Climate Change Law is seeking an Associate Research Scholar who will serve as the Center's staff attorney from September 2017 to September 2018. Reporting to the Faculty Director and Executive Director of the Center, the incumbent will develop and implement strategic research concerning climate change mitigation and adaptation; contribute to advocacy-oriented programs and projects; assist with the research administration of the Center; and supervise interns and volunteers.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have received a J.D. or equivalent degree, and should have 3 years of work experience in environmental, energy or natural resources law and policy. Ability to exercise independent judgment, work under pressure, supervise multiple research and support staff, work with students from the law school and other graduate and undergraduate programs, and prioritize and carry out multiple tasks with minimal supervision is a must.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 334_64347
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.