Hauser Global Law School Program Seeks Research Assistants for Spring 2018

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The Hauser Global Law School Program is currently accepting research assistant applications for the Global Faculty who will be located at NYU School of Law during the spring 2018 semester. Research assistants must be NYU Law students.  Projects will include assisting with research as well as preparing course materials. The hourly rate is $13.50 and the number of hours per week is flexible. Please submit a resume and separate cover letter(s) addressed to the professor(s) you are interested in working with to by Friday, February 2, 2018.


Martti Koskenniemi
Course:  History of International Law: Sovereignty and Property
Details:  Historical research project about French absolutism in the 16th – 18th centuries.
Preferred Background/Experience: The ideal candidate will be able to read French and have an interest in French History.


Luca Radicati di Brozolo
Courses: International Commercial Arbitration; The Legal Framework of International Commercial Relations Seminar
Details: Assist with research (including finding sources – case law and doctrinal works) on general and specific topics of comparative conflicts of law and jurisdictions, international arbitration, uniform law and contract law, also in a historical perspective, for the preparation of the General Course in Private International Law at The Hague Academy of International Law in August 2018. The specific subject of the course is “The Legal Framework of International Commercial Transactions: The tension between party autonomy and State sovereignty.”
Preferred Background/Experience:  Good knowledge of comparative Private International Law (conflicts of laws and conflicts of jurisdictions) and international arbitration, and familiarity with international business transactions. Knowledge of foreign languages would be very important.


Wolfgang Schoen
Courses:  Tax Treaties; Comparative Tax Policy Seminar
Research Areas: Domestic, European and international tax law as well as private law, accounting law and corporate law.
Details:  Assist in the retrieval and the dissemination of course material and help with research on material for publications.