The Stanford Center for Internet and Society seeks scholars and practitioners interested in a formal affiliation with the Center for the 2010-2012 academic years. There are three categories of affiliation:
Affiliate Scholar: CIS will select one or more professors in law, computer science, communications, economics, or a related field for formal affiliation with the Center for a period of two years.
Affiliate Junior Scholar: CIS will select one or more promising PhD candidates or post docs working on issues of technology law or policy for formal affiliation with the Center for a period of at least one year.
Non-Residential Fellow: CIS will select one or more practitioners with a focus on technology law or policy for formal affiliation with CIS for a period of two years.
Please see the full post for how to apply.
• Applications are due no later than September 1, 2010. Selections will be made on a rolling basis. Applications should be sent to Amanda Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org).
• Interested applicants should provide a resume or CV and a statement of interest not to exceed 750 words.
• Applicants must propose a specific project integral to the Center’s mission and activities. Areas of interest include net neutrality, regulation of broadband networks, future of media, fair use in copyright, consumer privacy, freedom of information, and robotics. The proposal should include specific output, criteria for success, and a time line of at most two years.
• Affiliates and fellows will be selected on the basis of relevant expertise and a demonstrated commitment to the Center’s mission—namely, studying and preserving the conditions for free speech, privacy, innovation, autonomy, and other core values in the context of technological progress. We will place particular emphasis on research or other activities that result in practical advances in technology law or policy.
• Affiliates and fellows will receive access to certain CIS resources and be eligible for discounts or fee waivers for CIS events. Fellowships and affiliations will remain unpaid and can be ended at any time at the discretion of either CIS or the fellow or affiliate.