Open-Rank Postdoctoral Research Scholar/Associate Research Scholar - New York

The Columbia Law School/Columbia Business School Program in the Law and Economics of Capital Markets is seeking a full-time Capital Markets Research Fellow. The incumbent would be appointed as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar or Associate Research Scholar, and title will be commensurate with experience. The appointment will run from July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025. This position is intended for a person who expects to begin a law school teaching career in the 2025–26 academic year and who desires an interim position that will help the person prepare for such a career by offering the time and facilities needed to do serious research and to develop further expertise. Candidates must have a J.D. and an exceptional academic record from a major law school, at least three years of legal practice (including any clerkship time), and/or postgraduate studies in economics or finance. Approximately half of the incumbent’s time will be devoted to research and other activities in support of the Program. These responsibilities will allow the incumbent to work in close collaboration with experienced professors of law and economics. The other half will be left free for the incumbent to pursue his or her own law (or law and economics) research in furtherance of an academic career. The position involves no teaching obligations and will permit the individual to participate in a range of Columbia Law School and Business School faculty workshops and other activities. Minimum Qualifications: J.D. or J.D. equivalent In order to apply for this position, please visit: Interested candidates should submit a full CV, a cover letter, a list of recommenders, a writing sample, a research agenda, and copies of their law school and, if applicable, graduate school transcripts. For more information about the Program in the Law and Economics of Capital Markets, please visit: Applications considered on a rolling basis, but all applications submitted by April 17, 2023, will be given full consideration. Hiring Salary Range: $60,000–$74,000. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer / disability / veteran.