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University of Pennsylvania
  • Position Number: 2018921
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Position Type: Law and Legal Studies

Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Fellowship

Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Fellowship

The Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition (CTIC) invites applications for a CTIC Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School starting in the Fall of 2020 for a one-year appointment with the potential for a one-year extension. The fellow will work with Professors Christopher Yoo and Rakesh Vohra on their Economics of Digital Services project.

Supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the project seeks to provide a foundation for evidence-based decisionmaking regarding the economics of digital services. The project aims to better understand technology companies whose business models are predicated on access to user data.

Responsibilities of the fellow will include but are not limited to:
  • Conducting research on competition policy and antitrust as it relates to digital platform companies
  • Assisting with outreach for and development of an annual conference
  • Drafting project reports, research protocols, and other project documents
  • Managing grant compliance process
  • Leading website content development

    Two years of experience in antitrust law is preferred. Applicants must have earned a law degree or have earned or be pursuing a PhD or equivalent in a related field and should not yet have held a full-time tenure track legal academic appointment.

    Applicants should submit the following materials at
    1. Curriculum vitae
    2. Detailed research proposal (no more than 2,500 words)
    3. Writing sample(s)
    4. Law school and/or graduate school transcript(s)
    5. Two references, minimum (at least one must be an academic reference)

    Applications may be considered on a rolling basis. As a result, this position may be filled prior to the application deadline. Questions about this position should be sent to Caroline Olson, CTIC Managing Director, at

    Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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