Post-doc position at BIU LawData Lab

The BIU LawData Lab at Bar Ilan-University Faculty of Law is now accepting applications for a post-doctoral fellowship, starting October 2021. 
The BIU LawData Lab (BIU Innovation Lab for Law, Data-Science and Digital Ethics at Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law) is seeking candidates for a post-doctoral fellowship.


  • PhD/JSD graduates or candidates who are at the final year of their doctoral program.
  • Candidates should have academic degrees in law or a related field (e.g., public policy, regulation). Additional degrees or training in computer science or data science are an advantage.
  • Candidates should be highly proficient in both Hebrew and English.
  • Candidates should have a background in at least one of the Lab’s areas of work: law and technology, law and data science, law and artificial intelligence, ethics and technology, data governance, data-driven research of the law. Experience in employing data-science methodologies (e.g., NLP and other text as data approaches, network analysis, etc.) is an advantage.

Fellowship Terms:

  • Duration: October 2021- September 2022.
  • Funding: A fellowship of 8,000 NIS per month.
  • Responsibilities: the fellow will manage the day-to-day operation of the lab. The fellow will take part in the lab’s research projects and activities (including conferences and seminars) and will be responsible for the lab’s administration. In addition, the fellow will guide a team of students in their preparation for a writing competition on law and technology held by the Ministry of Justice. In addition, the fellow is encouraged to lead independent research on topics related to the Lab’s work
    and to collaborate with affiliated faculty members.

How to apply:

  • Please send a CV (including a list of publications), 2-3 recommendation letters, and a short statement of interest and research agenda to Relevant candidates will be invited
    for an interview.
  • Deadline for submitting Applications: August 1, 2021.


Full details here – Post-doc position at BIU LawData Lab-29.6final

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