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Fri, Sep 13

Farahany SLAP Lab: Call for Applications

SLAP Lab (Science, Law, and Policy Lab) is an interdisciplinary laboratory run by Professor Nita Farahany, designed to bring science to bear on questions of law and policy.

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SLAP Lab is currently looking for undergraduates, Master’s students, PhD students, JD or MD candidates, and post-docs to join the Lab for the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicants are encouraged to apply to participate for the mutual benefit of research, publication, and dissemination of work at the intersection of Science, Technology, Law, and Policy. Applicants must be willing to commit to weekly lab meetings and attend meetings on an ongoing basis for research with individual project teams. Applicants with an interest in novel, emerging technologies are encouraged to apply.

Application Process:

Membership is highly selective. Approximately 6-8 applicants are selected annually, from a wide pool of excellent applications. Students may apply in multiple years and/or as lab positions become available throughout the year.

  • Email scienceandsociety@duke.edu by September 27th at 5 p.m. with subject “2019-2020 SLAP Lab Application”
  • Send cover letter, one paragraph statement of interest, resume (including GPA), and unofficial undergraduate or graduate transcript
  • Identify existing or new research projects you are interested in undertaking (see SLAP Lab website)
  • Finalists will be invited for an in-person interview that will include a writing exercise

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