Yale Information Society Project Resident Fellowships for 2008-2009

Reminder: The deadline for applications to be a fellow at the Yale Information Society Project for 2008-2009 academic year is February 1. Scholars outside of law are welcome (this year, the number of communication and STS PhDs heavily outnumber the JDs). Details below:

Information Society Project Resident Fellowships for 2008-2009

The ISP resident fellowship is designed for recent graduates of law or Ph.D. programs who are interested in careers in teaching and public service in any of the following areas: Internet and telecommunications law, intellectual property law, access to knowledge, first amendment law, media studies, privacy, cybercrime, cybersecurity, social software, standards and technology policy, cultural evolution, bioethics, biotechnology, and law and technology generally.

Fellows receive a salary of approximately 42,250 USD plus Yale benefits. Fellows are expected to work on an independent scholarly project as well as help with administrative and scholarly work for the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. A small number of special ISP visiting fellowships are also available for persons who provide their own sources of funding.

More information on the ISP is available at: http://www.law.yale.edu/isp/

Application materials should include the following:

(1) A brief (one to five page) statement of the applicant’s proposed scholarly research;
(2) A copy of the applicant’s resume;
(3) A law school (or graduate school) transcript;
(4) At least one sample of recent scholarly writing (samples in English are strongly preferred);
(5) Two letters of recommendation.

Applications for the 2008-9 ISP fellowship must be postmarked no later than Feb. 1, 2008. Awards will be announced at the end of March 2008. For additional information please contact Deborah Sestito at deborah.sestito@yale.edu

Application materials should be sent (in hard copy) to:

Information Society Project Fellowship Program
c/o Deborah Sestito, Room 333
Yale Law School
127 Wall Street
P.O. Box 208215
New Haven CT 06520-8215

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