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Georgetown Institute for Tech Law & Policy Seeks Institute Associate
Open to individuals with a J.D. degree and several years relevant experience

We're hiring! The Institute is seeking an Institute Associate to conduct original research, assist in convening policy workshops and events, and contribute to the administration and growth of the Institute. The Associate will work under the supervision of the Executive Director, in collaboration with the Institute’s resident and non-resident fellows.

This position is ideal for someone with several years of relevant experience who is looking to accelerate their career in technology law and policy. In partnership with the Executive Director, the Associate will:

  • Develop and conduct policy research in one or more areas;
  • Write and edit reports, op-eds, and blog posts, with an opportunity to engage in longer academic writing if desired;
  • Organize workshops and convenings;
  • Engage with policymakers, civil society groups, academics and the private sector;
  • Supervise student research assistants and first-year fellows;
  • Carry out administrative support as needed, including assisting with event logistics, accounts management, and maintaining the Institute’s external communications; and
  • Support the Executive Director in grant-writing and pursuing development goals.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the intersection of technology, law and public policy, including questions of equity and governance. This is an excellent opportunity to develop deep expertise in one or more areas, and to contribute to the Institute’s research agenda and institutional direction as it continues to grow.

A law degree and several years’ experience in technology policy or a related field is preferred.

About the Institute

Georgetown’s Institute for Technology Law and Policy is a policy center housed within Georgetown Law. It is dedicated to training the next generation of lawyers and policymakers with deep, practical expertise in technology law and policy, and providing a forum to address pressing problems and opportunities involving technology and the law.

The Institute works closely with Georgetown Law’s technology faculty. Our fellows conduct original research on a range of topics at the intersection of technology, policy and social justice. The Institute also operates several programs to bridge the gap between D.C. policymakers and technologists, including a workshop series to refine legislative proposals, and our annual immersion program Tech Foundations for Congressional Staff.

Application

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants should submit, via email to TechInstitute@law.georgetown.edu, a single PDF file containing:

  • a cover letter
  • resume
  • subject-appropriate writing sample, and
  • the name and email address of two references (we will not contact the references without speaking to you first)

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact us to discuss your needs.

DEADLINE

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Please direct questions to TechInstitute@georgetown.edu.