Post-doctoral fellows and senior associates in the fields of corporate governance and/or law and finance: applications from highly qualified candidates who are interested in working with the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance are now being accepted.
Applicants for a position of a post-doctoral fellow should be interested in spending between one and three years in preparation for a career in academia or in policy research. Applicants should have a J.D. or an LL.M. degree from a U.S. law school, or a doctoral degree in finance, accounting or business economics. Applicants may also be candidates who would be completing work on a doctoral dissertation in law or another discipline during their period as fellows.
Applicants for the position of senior associate should be interested in working with the Program on some of its activities in the areas of corporate governance and law and finance. Applicants should have a J.D. or an LL.M. degree from a U.S. law school. Law firm experience in a relevant area of legal practice would be a plus.
During the period of their appointment, post-doctoral fellows and senior associates will be expected to work on research and corporate governance activities of the Program, with the allocation to projects depending on their interests and program requirements.
Applications for post-doctoral fellows and senior associate swill be considered on a rolling basis. Applicants should send the following to the coordinator of the Program, at firstname.lastname@example.org: (1) a curriculum vitae; and (2) a 2-3 page statement describing the applicant’s interests, experience, reasons for seeking the position, career plans, and the kind of Program projects and activities in which they would be interested in being involved.
More Information on the Program on Corporate Governance
- Working Papers on corporate governance, which can be downloaded in the Working Papers section.
- Mailing List for working papers which you can join.
- Faculty with research interests in corporate governance.
- Fellows (current and past).
- Hiring (Post-Doctoral Fellows / Senior Associates).
- Speakers and Events.
- Conferences, including, most recently the 2015 Roundtable on Shareholder Engagement and the 2015 Roundtable on Corporate Governance.
- News about the program and its faculty.
- Media mentions. Links to news and media references of corporate governance faculty.
- Prizes in corporate governance.
- Courses in the area of corporate governance and financial regulation.
- Links to other sites on corporate governance.
The Program’s Advisory Board consists of William Ackman, Peter Atkins, Joseph Bachelder, John Bader, Allison Bennington, Daniel Burch, Richard Climan, Jesse Cohn, Isaac Corré, Scott Davis, John Finley, David Fox, Stephen Fraidin, Byron S. Georgiou, Larry Hamdan, Carl Icahn, Jack B. Jacobs, Paula Loop, David Millstone, Theodore Mirvis, James Morphy, Toby Myerson, Morton Pierce, Barry Rosenstein, Paul Rowe, and Rodman Ward.
The Program’s director is Professor Lucian Bebchuk, and other Harvard Law School faculty members contributing to its activities are Robert Clark, John Coates, Allen Ferrell, Jesse Fried, Scott Hirst, Howell Jackson, Reinier Kraakman, Mark Ramseyer, Mark Roe, Robert Sitkoff, Holger Spamann, and Guhan Subramanian.
Also contributing to the Program’s activities are its Senior Fellows, Alon Brav, Stephen M. Davis, Assaf Hamdani, Oliver Hart, Ben W. Heineman, Jr.,Robert J. Jackson, Jr., Wei Jiang, Lewis Kaden, Robert Pozen, and its Fellows, Talia Gillis, Scott Hirst, Kobi Kastiel, Thomas Keusch, Eithan Kidron, Yaron Nili, Adi Osofsky, June Rhee, Tomer Shadmy, and Yun Soo Shin.
In planning events and conferences, the Program receives input from the members of its Corporate Governance Forum Advisory Council, Maryellen Andersen, Amy Bilbija, Marian Block, Joan Conley, Art Crozier, Peggy Foran, Todd Gershkowitz, Nancy Hamilton, Paula Loop, Cynthia Nastanski, Mark Preisinger, Jim Rossman, Kurt Schacht, Matthew Sherman, and Kelly Mahon Tullier.
The co-editors of the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation are Kobi Kastiel, Yaron Nili, June Rhee, and R. Christopher Small.
The Program on Corporate Governance seeks to foster research and discussion by individuals holding a wide range of views on corporate governance issues. The Program does not take any positions on such issues; all views expressed in connection with the Program’s activities should be attributed only to the individuals expressing them. The work of the Program on Corporate Governance is supported by the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance Fund.