Job ID:20288Updated:March 11, 2020Location:Main CampusPosition OverviewPosition: Research Assistant, Methane Emissions Policy and Regulation in Canada: Assessing Options and EffectivenessApplication Deadline: March 25, 2020 4:00 PM Position Type: Research Assistant 2020Number of Positions: 2 (one JD, one LLM)Location: Calgary Position Description: 10 hours per week to a maximum of 240 hours. Salary: $18.00 per hour, plus benefits (JD Students)$20.00 per hour, plus benefits (LLM Students)Location: Calgary Assistant Professor Kristen van de Biezenbos is seeking two Research Assistants for Spring 2020 until the end of Spring 2021 (with an option to extend for another academic year). Please note that LLM students may be paid to work through the summer, while JD students are not eligible for summer work. These students will be conducting research in the area of energy law, specifically federal and provincial methane regulations and environmental and energy regulatory design. Position DescriptionResearch Assistant Requirements/Skills and expertise: Strong research skills, or a strong willingness to hone those skills Excellent written skills Government or empirical legal research experience preferred but not required Reliability and dependability, with the ability to deliver work on schedule Application Details:To apply for this research position, please submit the following online: Cover letter Resume A writing sample (for first-year students, a copy of the factum completed in Foundations 2 would suffice)Law school transcript or midterm grades (1Ls)The names of two referees (at least one of these two should be professor in the Faculty of Law and preferably one who is or will soon be familiar with your research and written communication skills) Please submit your online application by the deadline of 4:00 pm on March 25, 2020.Additional InformationThis position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under theOperational/Administrative Job Family , Phase I.To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view ourManagement and Staff Careers website. About the University of CalgaryThe University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visitucalgary.ca.The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.