CLI Fellowship

Fellowship Applications for 2023-2025

The Classical Liberal Institute at NYU School of Law (CLI) invites applications for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship position, beginning in September 2023. This is a full-time fellowship located at the New York University School of Law in New York City.

Description: The purpose of the fellowship is to promote the candidate’s research training and professional development by funding full-time research and scholarship leading to an academic career. The candidate will be expected to produce a work of serious scholarship at the Law School and be in residence during the fellowship period. The fellow will take part in the intellectual life of the Law School which will include attending faculty workshops, colloquia, and CLI events regularly. We offer a competitive stipend, in addition to a research allowance. Fellows are also eligible for benefits.

Qualifications: Eligible candidates will have completed their J.D. or Ph.D. (or both) by the start of the fellowship. The candidate should have a deep research interest in some aspect of the law, as evidenced by his or her research agenda. The candidate should have excellent research, writing, and analytical skills and possess a demonstrated interest in pursuing an academic career in law after the conclusion of the fellowship.

How to Apply: Applications should include a cover letter, CV, transcripts, a short writing sample, and three recommendation letters in English. Documents from foreign institutions need to have a certified English translation. Please submit application materials by email to the Classical Liberal Institute at cli@classicalliberalinstitute.org. Only email applications will be considered. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Applications will be accepted and considered on a rolling basis.

About the Classical Liberal Institute: The Classical Liberal Institute was founded at the New York University School of Law in 2013. CLI’s mission is to examine how systems of property rights and contracts work to advance human welfare within a framework of limited government. We encourage discussion on these important issues through supporting the innovative research of academics at all stages of their career, engaging with student organizations and academic institutions, and hosting various events featuring leading experts in law and related disciplines.