Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Intellectual Property & Food Security

Mar 28, 2018
Apr 24, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The T.C. Beirne School of Law at The University of Queensland is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow as part of the Australian Research Council funded Laureate Project - Harnessing Intellectual Property to Build Food Security.

The successful candidate 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.


The person

The successful applicant will hold a PhD and 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.



This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 2 years (with the possibility of an extension) at Academic level A or B.

The remuneration package for Academic Level A will be in the range $64,533– $87,535p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range of $75,504- $102,416 p.a.); or Academic Level B will be in the range $92,142 – $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 to $128,020 p.a.).


Position Description

  PD - Postdoc Research Fellow level A or B.doc



To discuss this role please contact Professor Brad Sherman at

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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