JOE - May 2013

 
Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth at Northwestern Law
Searle Research Fellow
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Searle Research Fellow
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
JEL Classifications:
K -- Law and Economics
K2 -- Regulation and Business Law
O3 -- Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
Keywords: Innovation, Law, Economics, Innovation Economics, Intellectual Property, Patents, Standard Setting Organizations
Deadline Date: 05/31/2013

JOE ID Number: 201305_398777

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth at Northwestern University seeks applicants for two research positions (Full-Time) starting Summer 2013 in the field of economics of innovation.

Job Responsibilities: Research Coordinator
The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth at Northwestern University has two positions available contingent on funding. The Center seeks two economists with Ph.Ds to serve as researchers and research coordinators.
1. One position is for an empirical economist to construct data sets in the field of Innovation, including patents and technology standards. The position would provide ample time to develop research for publication. The researcher would have the opportunity to work with Daniel F. Spulber and Matthew L. Spitzer. The researcher would assist with organizing research conferences and roundtables. The salaries would be competitive with academic salaries and would include benefits. The position does not require teaching although teaching opportunities may be available. The positions would start July 1, 2013. We hope to make hiring decisions before May 31, 2013.
2. One position is for a theoretical or empirical economist to assist in the development of models in the field of Innovation, including patents and technology standards. The position would provide ample time to develop research for publication. The researcher would have the opportunity to work with Daniel F. Spulber and Matthew L. Spitzer. The researcher would assist with organizing research conferences and roundtables. The salaries would be competitive with academic salaries and would include benefits. The position does not require teaching although teaching opportunities may be available. The positions would start July 1, 2013. We hope to make hiring decisions before May 31, 2013.
Duration: The positions are for two years but may be extended by one or two more years.

Minimum Qualifications: A successful candidate must meet the following minimum qualifications: (1) a doctorate in economics or a related field; and (2) an expectation of excellence research. Publications are desirable but not required. This can be a Post-Doctorate research opportunity. The candidate will engage in scholarly research in a collaborative environment.

For more information about the Searle Center go to http://www.law.northwestern.edu/academics/searle/

EEO Policy: Northwestern is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send a cover letter and your curriculum vitae to Derek Gundersen d-gundersen@law.northwestern.edu.

Email for Applications: d-gundersen@law.northwestern.edu
FAX for Applications: 312-503-1800

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Derek Gundersen
Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth
Northwesern University School of Law
375 E. Chicago Avenue
RB 542
Chicago, IL USA 60611

Informational URL: http://www.law.northwestern.edu/faculty/programs/searlecenter/


For more information, email: searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu
For more information, phone: 312-503-0184


More Informational Contact Details
Derek Gundersen
Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth
Northwesern University School of Law
375 E. Chicago Avenue
RB 542
Chicago , IL USA 60611


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