Category Archives: Grants and Scholarships

‘Civil Jury Project Fellowship at NYU Law’

The Civil Jury Project at NYU School of Law (Project) invites applications for a Research Fellow for 1 year beginning September 1, 2017. The position is ideally suited for a soon-to-be or recent graduate with excellent academic credentials. Applicants should have completed a federal appellate clerkship by the start date or obtained such a clerkship […]

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Comparative Unjust Enrichment: McGill University, Montréal

The Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law intends to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with effect from August 2017 or other agreed date. The position is funded by an Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The principal investigator is Professor Lionel Smith, researcher at the Crépeau Centre, […]

‘Scholarships for International Researchers’

“Max Planck Institute for Private Law is offering scholarships for international researchers. Here are some of the key features of this scholarship: ‘One of our primary aims is to promote academic exchange with foreign scholars. Towards this end, we extend scholarships to researchers whose primary place of residence is outside of Germany in order to […]

‘Apply to be a Private Law Fellow at the Project’

The Project on the Foundations of Private Law at Harvard Law School is seeking applicants for the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Private Law. The Fellowship is a two-year, residential postdoctoral program specifically designed to identify, cultivate, and promote promising scholars early in their careers with a primary interest in private law. Private law embraces traditional common […]

‘15 fully-funded IP PhD positions are calling for candidates’

The European IP Institutes Network (EIPIN), a consortium of leading research and training centres in intellectual property (IP), has been awarded a prestigious Horizon 2020 grant, under the Marie Skłodowska Curie Action ITN-EJD. On 1 March 2017, the project EIPIN Innovation Society will be officially launched. The project is currently recruiting 15 PhD candidates wishing […]

Markets, Ethics, and the Law – Post-Doctorate Fellowships – Edmond J Safra Center for Ethics, Tel Aviv University

Candidates must have a PhD from a recognized institution in Israel or abroad, and must have received their degree after February 15th 2013. Candidates with permanent positions at universities or colleges are not eligible. Preference will be given to candidates who have not received their degree from TAU. Additional funding for travel for non-Israelis fellows […]

University of New South Wales: PhD Scholarships in Private Law

UNSW Australia is a research-intensive university ranked in the world’s top 50 universities (QS rankings 2016). Our Sydney campus is home to 55,000 students from over 120 countries. We aspire to be Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society. Strategic area […]

Fellowships at Harvard Law School

“From our colleagues at Harvard Law School come these two job postings – please share with anyone potentially interested: Qualcomm Postdoctoral Fellowship in Private Law and Intellectual Property. Located at Harvard Law School, the Qualcomm Fellowship is a two-year, residential postdoctoral program specifically designed to identify, cultivate, and promote promising scholars early in their careers […]

PhD candidate European Private Law: University of Amsterdam: Closing date 15 January 2016

The PhD candidate will be based within the Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL) and contribute to the overarching project ‘The Architecture of Post-National Rulemaking: Public International Law, European Public Law, and European Private Law’. The project aims to provide new reflections and insights into the discussion on the legitimacy of post-national […]

Call to apply for PhD/Early Career Scholars bursaries to attend/present in ESRC Medico-Legal Seminar series: ‘Liability v Innovation: Unpacking Key Connections 2015-2017’

“In medico-legal literature two related claims are common: that the threat of legal liability for medical mishaps causes defensive medicine, and that in particular it stifles innovation. Both claims are supported by anecdotal experience of researchers and clinicians. However, the extent of the problem within and outside the UK is disputed. Moreover, the Bolam-Bolitho test […]