Postdoc in Law and Finance at Columbia Law School

Columbia Law School’s Center on Global Legal Transformation has a vacancy for a postdoc position. The postdoc will participate in the Center’s activities focusing, inter alia, law and finance theories, their impact on financial regulation, and alternative regulatory approaches based on new theoretical approaches. Tasks include, but are not limited to analyzing the legal construction of domestic and global financial markets, the role of private and public actors, and political economy of finance. Specifically, the postdoc will participate in teaching a graduate level seminar and research colloquium on law and finance at Columbia Law School as well as winter or summer schools, develop case studies for research and teaching purposes, help advise doctoral students on their research, analyze regulatory reforms and help organize workshops and conferences, and participate in editing contributions for publication. Postdocs will have protected time to pursue their own research agenda.


Applicants should have defended their dissertation at the time of their application. Application materials should include CV, statement of research interests, writing sample and list of referees. Competitive salary with benefits based on Columbia University standards.


Application deadline is 1 August 2013. Inquiries and applications should be sent to the center’s director, Katharina Pistor at