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SpicyIP Jobs: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at ARCIALA, SMU (School of Law)


ARCIALASpicyIP is happy to announce an exciting opportunity for scholars interested in working on Asian and comparative IP law- the Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia (ARCIALA) at the School of Law, Singapore Management University, has an opening for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.

The Centre was inaugurated in May 2015, recognising the growth potential of Asia and the need for effective and practical policies to channel this potential by encouraging creativity and innovation. It aims to promote interest, research, and cooperation in intellectual assets and the law in Asian economies. Joining the Centre would be a great opportunity for any junior researcher working in the field of IP law.

Details of the posting are below-
Job Qualifications:
• An advanced degree in law (LLM or Master of Law) from a reputable university, preferably a PhD candidate and post doc
• Fluency in English required
• Inter-disciplinary research approach preferred
• Focus on Asian and Comparative Intellectual Property Law preferred
• Knowledge of a major Asian language will be considered but is not required

Job Description:
The appointment will be on a one-year term contract basis, with provisions for renewal for a further year subject to good performance and the needs of the School. Research support will be provided as well as a competitive salary commensurate with relevant qualifications, experience, track record and research potential. The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will be required to:
• Be resident at SMU School of Law
• Conduct research, write research reports and publish in both mainstream media and reputable journals.
• Assist in the administration work of the centre or SMU, such as the organization of seminars and conferences or other events for SMU, and the update of the Centre’s website
• Assist in the academic work of the Centre in general, with particular emphasis on projects related to trademark law, copyright law, and intellectual property transactions.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vitae, a description of research interest, selected publications, a list of two referees with full contact information, and any other supporting documents to [email protected]

The closing date for the receipt of applications and references is 31 January 2016.

All correspondence should be addressed to Professor Irene CALBOLI, Deputy Director, Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia. Email: [email protected]. (Please quote reference number in all correspondence: RF-PDF-ARCIALA-lawcv).

Details of the posting are available on the official website.

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