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Opportunity: Research Assistant for BKC Fellow Faith Majekolagbe

The Berkman Klein Center is hiring one research assistant (RA) for the current academic term to work directly with BKC Fellow, Faith Majekolagbe, on a couple of research projects in the area of intellectual property law and public interest. The RA would work with Faith Majekolagbe in the following ways:

  • Assisting with the development of research papers.
  • Reviewing existing literature (such as research papers, articles, policy briefs and legislation among other materials), and preparing short summary of findings on material thematically related to the area of her research.
  • Assisting with the referencing of research papers in accordance with the Bluebook and/or similar referencing guides, and the editorial review and formatting of research papers.

Eligibility/Other information

  • This position is currently remote.
  • To be eligible for this position, you must be a currently enrolled student at Harvard Law School and be very familiar with the Bluebook Citation for Legal Materials. A student with prior legal research assistance, law review or other similar experience is preferred, but applications are welcome from all interested students
  • The time commitment would range between 10-15 hours per week.
  • The ideal start date for this position is as soon as possible.
  • Unless otherwise noted, the hourly wage for the above positions is $20.50 per hour.
  • No other benefits are provided.
  • We do not have the ability to provide authorization to work in the U.S.

To Apply: Please send your current CV or resume and a cover letter summarizing your interest and experience to Dr. Faith Majekolagbe at faboyeji@law.harvard.edu with the subject line “RA Position – (First name Last name)”. This position will remain open until filled.

About BKC

Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society is a University-wide research center and one of the largest and most influential conveners and accelerators of scholars, technologists, activists and makers working on cyberspace and related law and public policy matters in the public interest.

About Faith Majekolagbe

Faith Majekolagbe is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law in Canada and a Fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. Her research interest is in the areas of intellectual property and technology law. Faith’s scholarship focuses on the effects of international copyright law and policy on access to knowledge, technological innovation, human development, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).