Law Student Opportunity: Graduate Research Assistant Positions Available for Fall 2017 Semester

Professor Melinda Taylor is seeking a Graduate Research Assistant for the Fall 2017 Semester. To be considered, applicants must be second or third year law students or LLMs in the Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law Concentration and must have taken or are currently taking Oil and Gas Law. The successful candidate will assist Professor Taylor with a research project that will analyze various research questions in regard to, but not limited to, environmental regulations and case law applicable to oil and gas drilling in Texas, and the Texas regulatory framework applicable to groundwater compared to oil and gas. Applicants must submit a writing sample and resume to mpajon@law.utexas.edu by September 8, 2017 to be considered. The GRA can expect to work 5-10 hours per week, and the appointment may be renewed for the spring based on their performance during the fall semester.

Professor Melinda Taylor is seeking a second Graduate Research Assistant for the Fall 2017 Semester. To be considered, applicants must be second or third year law students or LLM students in the Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law Concentration. It would be helpful if applicants have taken or are currently taking Environmental Law and/or Environmental Law and Natural Resources. The successful candidate will assist Professor Taylor with writing an article analyzing three programs designed to protect rare species at risk of extinction and evaluating their effectiveness. Applicants must submit a writing sample and resume to mpajon@law.utexas.edu by September 8, 2017 to be considered. The GRA can expect to work 5-10 hours per week, and the appointment may be renewed for the spring based on their performance during the fall semester.

Note: Since we’re hiring for 2 different GRA positions, please include a copy of the job description with your application materials.