Sabin Center Staff Attorney - Columbia Law @ CUNY


Deadline: August 2017, Start date September 1, 2017. 
Position may remain open until full. 

*Opportunity is based in New York, NY. 

Columbia Law School’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law is seeking an Associate Research Scholar who will serve as the Center’s staff attorney from September 2017 to September 2018.  Reporting to the Faculty Director and Executive Director of the Center, the incumbent will develop and implement strategic research concerning climate change mitigation and adaptation; contribute to advocacy-oriented programs and projects; assist with the research administration of the Center; and supervise interns and volunteers.

Applicants must have received a J.D. or equivalent degree, and should have 3 years of work experience in environmental, energy or natural resources law and policy. Ability to exercise independent judgment, work under pressure, supervise multiple research and support staff, work with students from the law school and other graduate and undergraduate programs, and prioritize and carry out multiple tasks with minimal supervision is a must.

A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply online can be found by clicking the following link:

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer –Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.