Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Intellectual Property and Food Security

Brisbane, Australia
27 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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

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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.