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Definition of Class
This is an entry-level, temporary one year assignment that may be
extended for a maximum of two years, at the discretion of the
department. During this assignment, a Juris Doctor Degree graduate
is given an opportunity to acquire experience and skills in a
particular area of law.
Examples of Work Performed
- Conducts legal research, writes articles, and prepares white
papers and other materials, as required.
- Develops and presents legal information at judicial, prosecutor
and/or police conferences, as assigned.
- Assists the director with planning for conferences hosted by
- Prepares web based, and other technology based instructional
and informational materials.
- Performs similar or related duties as assigned or
These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the
following. Additional essential functions may be identified and
included by the hiring department.
- Performs career specific duties, in a particular area of law,
under the direct supervision of an assigned mentor.
The National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi
School of Law is seeking applications for its Ocean and Coastal Law
Fellowship Program. During the one-year fellowship, which may be
extended for a maximum of two years, the Fellow will conduct legal
research, write articles, and prepare white papers and other
materials under the supervision and direction of the Law Center
director. The Fellow will also assist with the development of
workshop/conference sessions, webinars, and other events hosted by
the Law Center, and have the opportunity to travel to select
workshops/conferences to present research findings.
Candidates with experience and interest in ocean, coastal, and
marine resources are preferred.
J.D. from law school accredited by the American Bar Association by
starting date; strong law school academic records; relevant course
and/or work experience and interest in one or more of the following
- ocean/coastal, natural resources, environmental law; demonstrated
ability to conduct legal research and writing.
Juris Doctor Degree from a law school accredited by the American
Bar Association, conferred no later than the date of hire.
Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an
interview must notify the Department of Equal
Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable
accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.
To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges,
to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources
website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly
rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience,
and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty,
executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any
employment practice, education program, or education activity to
all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable
laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does
not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for
employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship,
national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic
Background Check Statement
The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe
campus community. UM conducts background investigations for
applicants being considered for employment. Background
investigations include a criminal history record check, and when
appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history