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University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, T.C. Beirne School of Law, Research Fellows in Intellectual Property and Food Security

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University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, T.C. Beirne School of Law
Research Fellows in Intellectual Property and Food Security

The T.C. Beirne School of Law at The University of Queensland is seeking to appoint three Research Fellows as part of the Australian Research Council funded Laureate Project – Harnessing Intellectual Property to Build Food Security. The successful candidates will be expected to undertake research into intellectual property and food security; to publish from the research; and to participate in a range of outreach activities associated with the Laureate project.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The successful applicants will have completed or made substantial progress towards a PhD (or have equivalent experience), have experience and knowledge in intellectual property and/or related areas such as food security, agriculture, plant or animal breeding, food production, processing, or a relevant geographical area within the Asia-Pacific region. We are particularly interested in applicants who combine these skills with an interest or experience in an interdisciplinary area of research, such as science technology studies or socio-legal studies, or have an interest in anthropology, history or related areas of study.

REMUNERATION: These are full-time, fixed term appointments for three years at Academic level A or B. The remuneration package for Academic Level A will be in the range AUD$60,829 – $82,510 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range of AUD$71,169 – $96,537 p.a.); or Academic Level B will be in the range AUD$86,853 – $103,138 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range AUD$101,618 to $120,671 p.a.).

APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: To discuss this role please contact Professor Brad Sherman, email b.sherman@law.uq.edu.au. To submit an application for this role, go to http://www.uq.edu.au/uqjobs and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

Applications close: 25 October 2015

Job no. 497869

UQ is an equal opportunity employer.

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