Monday, March 04, 2013

A Marvelous-Sounding Stanford Program in Law and Technology


The following fellowship at Stanford sounds like a marvelous opportunity for someone (and I wish I were young enough to take advantage of it):

CodeX - The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics (http://codex.stanford.eduis accepting applications for a Resident Fellowship for the 2013-14 academic year.  CodeX is a cross-disciplinary research center jointly operated by Stanford Law School and the Stanford School of Engineering. The center's mission is to explore the application of technology toward improving the quality, efficiency, and accessibility of the legal system.  Codex research fellows will have the opportunity to spend one to two years at Stanford Law School collaborating with scholars in computer science and other relevant disciplines. Fellows will work on the center's existing projects, and will have the opportunity to explore related research on their own and commence new projects. Fellows will work with cutting-edge technologies emerging from Stanford's engineering departments, and will be expected to bring a legally oriented perspective toward integrating these technologies into the law. Fellows will also be involved in bringing in leading thinkers in the field to speak at the law school on these topic areas and will work with law and computer science students to engage them in the center's activities.

Qualifications:

Because the primary focus of the center is employing technology within the law, applicants should also have experience in the legal, computer science or engineering related fields. We welcome applicants with practical/professional technical experience in these fields as well as those with formal legal, computer science or engineering undergraduate or graduate training. Applicants should be capable of learning and be comfortable with the technological aspects of the center's projects.

How to Apply:

All qualified and interested applicants must apply via the Stanford jobs website: http://jobs.stanford.edu/ search for this specific posting by entering job number: 51463 in the keyword search field. Applicants should submit:
.       a resume
.       a brief letter (no more than 2 pages) describing the applicant's interest in issues applying technology to the law, the applicant's background, and the research that they propose to conduct
.       a list of references
Review of applications will begin immediately, and all applications must be received by March 31, 2013.  For more information about the Stanford Codex Center please visit the website at http://codex.stanford.edu, or contact CodeX Executive Director Roland Vogl at rvogl@law.stanford.edu.

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Dr. Roland Vogl, Esq.
Executive Director and Lecturer in Law
Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology
CodeX - The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics
Transatlantic Technology Law Forum

rvogl@law.stanford.edu

Stanford Law School
Crown Quadrangle
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610
Tel: (650) 723-8532
Fax: (650) 725-2190


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