Job Openings

Scholar of Public Policy

The Williams Institute is looking for an experienced scholar who specializes in LGBTQIA+ people and issues to join their team as a Scholar of Public Policy. The Scholar will be responsible for conducting original research, supervising and supporting early career staff, and engaging with a variety of stakeholders. Applicants who use intersectional and community-based approaches in their research are encouraged to apply. This includes those whose research focuses on people of color, people living with low incomes, transgender, nonbinary, and intersex people, incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people, migrants and immigrants, indigenous people, women, people with disabilities, youth, and the elderly.

Deadline to apply: July 9, 2024

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Judicial and Legal Education Director & Scholar

The Williams Institute is seeking a Judicial and Legal Education Director & Scholar to lead the Institute’s educational programming for judges, lawyers, law students, and the public. The Director will also be responsible for running three of the Institute’s premier annual programs: the Williams Institute Moot Court Competition, the Dukeminier Awards Journal, and the Institute’s Annual Update Conference. After the second year in the position, the Director will teach a course at UCLA Law focused on sexual orientation, gender identity, and the law.

Deadline to apply: July 31, 2024

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The Williams Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.