Job Posting – Research Analyst/Morrison Foerster

Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 16 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Research Analyst within our Research Services Department. The role can be based in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, New York or D.C.

The Opportunity 

Join the Research Services team of a billion dollar global law firm in a dynamic fast-paced Research Analyst role. The Research Analyst works as part of a firmwide team to provide research expertise for business development efforts and client work. The Analyst monitors and identifies information sources and data to identify potential opportunities and presents research findings clearly and concisely. The Analyst also participates on firmwide project teams.

  1. As part of the firmwide research team, provide research expertise to support the firm’s practice areas and business development efforts, including research related to markets, industries, and competitors.
  2. Retrieve, package, and present information in response to requests from attorneys and colleagues in research function as well as other departments in the Firm.
  3. Handle a high volume of routine research requests including document retrieval requests, requests to mine websites and other sources, and requests to populate spreadsheets with specified data.
  4. Create current awareness tools, newsletters, and alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and events.
  5. Demonstrate strong writing skills and the ability to distill and present research work product in a concise, professional manner.

Ideal Candidate       

  1. Master’s degree in Library Science or Information Science or equivalent degree.
  2. Knowledge of the legal materials and databases used to support the Firm’s practice areas and research needs for client work and for business development efforts.
  3. Demonstrate strong research skills and a deep understanding of research strategies.

To Apply Online, please visit: https://bit.ly/2Fyu6rO

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Faculty Services Librarian Posting — University of Denver

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law (Denver Law) seeks applicants for a Faculty Services Librarian. This position, which occupies a faculty position within the Professorial Series in University Libraries, has the principal responsibility for leading Denver Law’s Faculty Research Service. Denver Law is a pioneer in interdisciplinary legal scholarship – especially at the intersection of law and social science – and the Faculty Research Service supports a highly productive, research-oriented faculty. The Faculty Services Librarian will also have teaching responsibilities, including in the law library’s Certificate in Legal Research program. We are looking for someone with a strong interest in scholarly legal research as well as a commitment to creativity and innovation during these changing times for law libraries. Prior experience is a plus, but we will also consider applicants with the demonstrated potential for rapid growth into such skills.

For more information, please see our job posting through the AALL Career Center or follow this link: https://careers.aallnet.org/jobs/11815627/faculty-services-librarian-westminster-law-library Note that candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered for the position. For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Monday, January 21, 2019.

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