Legal and/or Economics Fellow Position at Guarini Center for Environmental and Land Use

The Guarini Center for Environmental and Land Use Law seeks to hire a full-time Fellow in the field of law and/or economics to conduct policy-relevant research, writing and outreach related to innovation in electric utility regulation and finance.

The Fellow will work as a part of the Guarini Center’s Utility Industry of the Future Program. The Program aims to develop economic and regulatory frameworks that will stimulate the delivery of energy services in ways that are low-carbon, resilient, and give consumers the opportunity and incentive to play a role in managing those services.

The Fellow will be expected to produce a series of written papers directed at both policy and academic audiences; to host workshops, talks and conferences; to engage energy policy leaders and constituencies in the New York region as well as others at the Guarini Center and elsewhere within NYU; and to generate and provide input to regulatory processes. In addition to excellent research and writing skills, the Fellow should possess an ability to think creatively, generate innovative policy ideas that map out practical ways for implementation, and work as part of a team in furthering the goals of the program.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor or advanced degree in economics or public policy with demonstrated experience working on energy related issues from a legal or economic perspective. The fellow will be appointed for the 2014-15 academic year beginning in September or sooner if available with a possibility of extension for one year. Salary is competitive and benefits are generous.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send: (1) cover letter; (2) resume; (3) writing sample; (4) names of three references to  spiegeld at Applications are due March 31st.

The full job posting is available here.

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