Hauser Global Law School Program Seeks Research Assistants for Fall 2017

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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 fall 2017 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 Wednesday, August 9, 2017.


Frederic Jenny

Courses:  Antitrust: International and Comparative Seminar; Globalization and Law: An Economic Perspective on International Trade and Competition Seminar

Research Areas:   Competitive neutrality; competition issues raised by the digital economy.

Preferred Background/Experience: Good grasp of competition law enforcement. Some understanding of the digital world is a plus.


Ziba Mir-Hosseini

Home Institution: Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, University of London

Courses: Islamic Law and Human Rights; New Trends in Muslim Legal Thought: The Question of Gender Equality 

Research Areas: The Muslim marriage contract; egalitarian jurisprudence of marriage; Muslim reformist thought; feminist legal theory.

Preferred Background/Experience:  Website and Powerpoint skills.


Sandile Ngcobo
Course:  Comparative Constitutional Law Seminar
Research Areas:  Constitutional construction; the use of foreign law in constitutional adjudication; and the theory and practice of judicial review.
Preferred Background/Experience: Background in constitutional law and theory as well as international human rights law preferable. 


Shitong Qiao

Home Institution: University of Hong Kong

Courses:  Advanced Property Law: Theoretical and Comparative Aspects SeminarLaw and Economics of Chinese Capitalism Seminar

Research Areas: Comparative federalism, including central-local relationship in the Chinese context. The job involves literature review, data collection, footnoting, etc.

Preferred Background/Experience: Background or interest in local government finance, urban governance or property rights. Quantitative skills are a plus. Ideally the RA should be able to review Chinese literature or collect Chinese data, but it is negotiable.