Urs Gasser, Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School and Executive Director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, seeks a Research Assistant for the Spring 2018 semester to assist his research on privacy issues. This will principally consist of aiding Professor Gasser with finalizing the manuscript of his forthcoming MIT Press book The Future of Digital Privacy. This position is an ideal opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing legal studies in the future, as well as those individuals currently enrolled in law school. Required Education and Skills – B.A/B.S required, current JD/LLM student preferred – Advanced writing and editing skills – Excellent critical reading comprehension, with the ability to absorb material quickly – Experience copy editing, as well as editing for flow and style – Ability to critically analyze and debate information from a variety of sources, including articles, news articles, blogs, and interviews – Previous experience in privacy issues is not required, but a developed interest in cyberlaw, the Internet, technology, and policy is highly recommended. – Takes initiative, and works well independently – Strong communication skills, and the ability to interact professionally with individuals from a variety of disciplines and professions This position will be based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Time Commitment, Payment, and Start-Date This position requires a time commitment of a minimum of 8-12 hours per week. Research assistants are paid $11.50 an hour. No other benefits are provided. The start date is as soon as possible. Applications and Questions To apply, please email a current CV or resume and a cover letter summarizing your interest and experience. Applications should be sent to Alba Hancock at firstname.lastname@example.org.