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Penn Law Faculty Fellowship Program: February 29
January 22, 2008, Volume 54, No. 18

Penn Law announces the formation of the Penn Law Faculty Fellowship Program. This fellowship funds two years of research, writing, and teaching in residence at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and is intended to sponsor promising scholars who intend to pursue academic legal careers.

Fellowship Requirements: Writing and research—The Fellow will be expected to produce at least one legal academic work of publishable quality during each year of funding.

Academic Year 1

Spring seminar—The Fellow will be expected to teach a seminar during the spring semester based on the subject of his or her research.

Academic Year 2

Fall seminar—The Fellow will teach the same seminar that he or she taught in the spring of the first year of this fellowship.

Spring Course—The Fellow will teach a course to be determined in consultation with the dean.

Application Materials: The application deadline is February 29, 2008.  Applicants must submit the following materials:

1. Detailed research proposal

2. Teaching statement (course abstract and plan for class or seminar)

3. Writing sample(s)

4. Curriculum vitae

5. Law school or PhD transcript

6. The names and contact information of a minimum of three references (at least one must be an academic reference)

Eligibility: Penn Law Faculty Fellowship candidates must have earned a law degree or PhD or equivalent in a related field and should not yet hold a full-time tenure track legal academic appointment.

Penn Law offers a similar program exclusively for Penn Law graduates: The Sharswood Fellowship, www.pennumbra.com/sharswood/.

Questions should be addressed to mulrich@law.upenn.edu. Information is available at www.law.upenn.edu/cf/faculty/fellowships/.

Penn Law Faculty Fellow applicants should submit their applications to Margaret Ulrich, Faculty Fellowship Program, Penn Law School, 3400 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6204.

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