Professor Sarah Knuckey Seeks Law Student Research Assistant: Counterterrorism, Use of Force, Targeted Killings, and Human Rights (Application Due Date: February 7, 2014)
January 30, 2014

Professor Knuckey is seeking a (paid) research assistant to carry out research into a range of issues related to the U.S. use of force in the counter-terrorism context, including: new weapons developments, the use of drones, targeted killings, and the legal, ethical, and strategic issues raised by current U.S. use of force practice and policy. The research assistant will be hired to work during the Spring 2014 semester, with the expectation of starting immediately. Office space will be available for the assistant at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU School of Law.

To apply: Please send (a) an email explaining your interest in this position, your experience/knowledge of counterterrorism issues, and your interest in the promotion of human rights, (b) your current CV, (c) law school transcript, and (d) the hours per week commitment you are able to make this semester to Audrey Watne at

Application deadline: Applications must be received by Friday, February 7, at 4 pm EST. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and applications are encouraged to apply early.

Eligibility: Law students, both J.D. and LL.M., may apply. Applicants must have authorization to work in the United States.



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