Loyola University Chicago

Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies

School of Law

Senior Research Fellowship

The Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies invites applications for a Senior Research Fellowship for the coming academic year. The Senior Research Fellowship is designed to encourage junior scholars in law, economics, business and related fields to pursue theoretical, empirical, and or applied research in antitrust and/or consumer protection law in keeping with the Institute’s mission of promoting a more consumer friendly competitive economy. The Research Fellowship will consist of:

  • Office space, computer facilities, and library privileges
  • A small research budget
  • Opportunities to present Work-in-Progress
  • The possibility of teaching one course or seminar in the winter semester for additional compensation depending on the applicant's background, experience, teaching interests, and the Law School's needs
  • A Faculty Mentor to assist with the anticipated research program
  • Participation in the intellectual life of the Institute and the Law School


T‌he Institute encourages applications from scholars receiving sabbatical funding from their Universities, the Fulbright Commission, and similar outside funding sources.

Applications for the next academic year will be accepted on a rolling basis starting January 1 and may be submitted electronically to antitrust@luc.edu.  

Applications should consist of:

  • A current c.v. including a list of all publications and copies of all publications not available electronically
  • A research proposal of not more than 2,000 words
  • One or two writing samples of preferably published work
  • Two letters of reference discussing the applicant's ability to successfully complete their proposed research project
  • A statement of teaching interests (if applicable) including a course description and any available syllabi

Inquiries about the Institute and the Senior Research Fellowship may be directed to Professor Spencer Weber Waller, Director, Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, swalle1@luc.edu or 312.915.7137.

LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator with a strong commitment to a diversified faculty.