Rock Center for Corporate Governance Fellowship, Stanford Law School

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A successful candidate will have a relevant terminal graduate degree and/or a law degree, a very strong academic record, and experience in litigation or transactional matters (for lawyers) or demonstrable research and writing or practical experience related to corporate governance. Demonstrated writing skills through law review or other publication is highly desirable. Training in quantitative analysis is desirable, but not necessary, as is experience in database construction and design. The successful candidate will also have strong presentation, interpersonal, and management skills, and will be able to operate independently with little faculty supervision. A strong entrepreneurial inclination is highly valued.

All interested and qualified applicants must follow these steps in order to apply:

  1. Submit a cover letter and resume and complete the application via the Stanford Careers website.

  2. Please send the following to by March 23, 2020:

    • A research proposal of no more than 1500 words (with an emphasis on original ideas and not merely the identification of interesting topics or problems);

    • A writing sample that demonstrates the applicant's analytical and creative abilities;

    • A curriculum vitae;

    • PDFs of all transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended (unofficial transcripts are fine).

    • Two letters of recommendation. These should be emailed directly from the recommenders to the same address listed above, and they should focus on the applicant's potential for a career as an academic scholar.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

Stanford Law School seeks to hire the best talent and to promote a safe and secure environment for all members of the university community and its property. To that end, new staff hires must successfully pass a background check prior to starting work at Stanford University.

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