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National University of Singapore – Research Assistant/Research Associate/Research Fellow/Post-Doctoral Fellowship AY2014-2015

The Centre for Law and Business (CLB) at the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS Law) and the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) are jointly inviting applications for the inaugural NUSCLB-CCS Fellowship.1 Applications are invited for suitable candidates in the field of Competition Policy and Law (CPL) to carry out research on competition policy and law in the ASEAN region. This position will be held within the CLB, at the National University of Singapore.

The successful applicant will commence his/her Fellowship at the start of August 2014 and conclude it at the end of July 2015.

Benefits

The position will have the following privileges:

1. The appointed candidate will be posted to the full-time position of Research Assistant/Research Associate/Research Fellow/Post-Doctoral Fellow depending on the candidate’s background and expertise. The appointed candidate will be an employee at NUS Law on a one-year non-renewable contract. The position and remuneration, which will range from S$30,000 to S$95,000, will depend on the experience and qualifications of the candidate. This will be an all-in sum inclusive of stipends for housing and living expenses.

2.  The appointed candidate will be reimbursed for a return economy class airfare (by the most economical and direct route) up to a maximum of S$2,000 to and from Singapore.

3.  The appointed candidate will be allocated a Faculty Research and Conference Fund allowance of S$3,000 to support attendance at academic conferences.

4.  The appointed candidate will be allocated shared office space within the CLB.

1  The Competition Commission of Singapore is a statutory board set up on 1 January 2005 to administer and enforce the Competition Act (Chapter 50B). The Act prohibits anti-competitive practices that have an appreciable adverse effect on markets in Singapore, e.g., price fixing, bid-rigging and abuse of dominance.

Duties

1.  Subject to the standard NUS terms as to annual leave, the appointed candidate will be expected to be in residence throughout the term of their appointment.

2.  The appointed candidate will be expected to conduct research during the term of their appointment. Such research may include, but is not limited to, the writing of articles for publication in refereed journals, contributing to book chapters in edited collections, and preparing a monograph or other book for publication.

3.  The appointed candidate will be expected to assist in the organization of colloquia or other events for NUS Law, CLB or CCS.

4.  The appointed candidate may be expected to teach or co-teach one elective course (relating to CPL) per annum during the term of his/her appointment.

5.  The appointed candidate may be expected to participate in and contribute to the Reading Group or the Graduate Research Seminar for doctoral students at NUS Law.

6.  The appointed candidate would be required to present their research to CCS, the NUS Law’s Research Seminar Series, or other seminars hosted by CLB and CCS.

Selection criteria

The selection committee comprising of members from the NUS Law School and CCS will consider the following criteria in making an appointment at NUS Law:

1.  The applicant must be of exceptional calibre, having attained a Honours degree (or equivalent), a Master or a doctoral degree in law and/or economics with a focus on competition law and/or economics.

2.  The principal selection criterion will be the applicant’s potential for excellence in research and the proposed programme of research of the applicant. An existing record of publication in top journals or participation in research projects are examples of evidence of such potential. Existing research work in competition policy/law related areas will be considered favourably.

3.  The selection committee will also consider the alignment of the proposed research with the research strengths and priorities of the NUS Law School and CCS.

Research specialisation

The appointed candidate will be expected to conduct research into ASEAN Competition Policy and Law. Possible research areas include the merits of having a regional competition framework   within   ASEAN,   discussions   on   the   relationship   between   competition law, liberalisation of trade and investment within and outside the ASEAN region and regional economic integration, as well as the interaction between competition policy and law and other government policies such as industrial/investment policy, IP rights, especially in the light  of  how  regional  competition  law  and  policy  can  affect  the  liberalised  trade  and investment regime in the region.  Attempts to provide various options of models for the future of competition regimes in the ASEAN region can be considered. The candidate is free to propose alternative related research topics. The final research topic will be jointly approved by the CLB and CCS.

Application procedure

Applicants are required to submit a detailed curriculum vitae and outlining their research plans for the next two years. The application should be supported by two references from academic referees and/or past/current employees. Applicants should arrange for their referees to send their references to the address below by the closing date. Applications from candidates with previous experience of working or conducting research in the field of Competition Policy and Law would be an advantage.

The closing date for the receipt of applications and references is 28 March 2014. Applicants will be notified within two months of the deadline on the status of their applications.

All correspondence should be addressed to Mr Arian, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, 469G Bukit Timah Road, Eu Tong Sen Building, Singapore 259776. Email: lawresearchappt@nus.edu.sg

 

University of Sydney, Sydney Law School – Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Environmental Law

REFERENCE NO. 074/0114

  • Work with internationally renowned colleagues at Sydney Law School
  • Progressive and globally focused law school
  • Two full-time continuing positions, remuneration package: $107K – $174K p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% super)

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7300 permanent staff, supporting over 50,000 students.

Sydney Law School is seeking scholars with expertise in Environmental Law to join an active team of researchers, and contribute to teaching in our undergraduate and postgraduate law programs.

Sydney Law School attracts high calibre students to its combined Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Juris Doctor (JD) programs, and has an extensive postgraduate teaching and research program.

We are seeking two specialists in Environmental Law who will be able to contribute to our teaching programs, especially in our Master of Environmental Law (MEL), and to the research and community outreach work of the Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law (ACCEL) at the University of Sydney.

Successful candidates will:

  • hold, or have made significant progress towards obtaining, a postgraduate law degree, demonstrating specialist knowledge in Environmental Law
  • have a proven track record of original legal research in Environmental Law, demonstrated by publication in refereed academic journals and leading Environmental Law texts
  • be capable of effective teaching in Environmental Law at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • demonstrated talent and enthusiasm for teaching one of the compulsory law subjects in the LLB and JD programs, such as torts, contracts, and administrative/public law
  • have an interest in and ability to contribute to the activities of ACCEL.

For appointment at Associate Professor level, a successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate capacity to supervise postgraduate research candidates.  (This generally requires a PhD or equivalent academic qualifications.)

Sydney Law School is located on the University’s Camperdown Campus and provides exceptional teaching and research facilities such as a moot court and library, which are supported by state-of- the-art technology.

Specific enquiries about the role can be directed to Professor Rosemary Lyster on +61 2 9351 0292 or rosemary.lyster@sydney.edu.au

Enquiries regarding the recruitment process can be directed to Abdul Macauley on + 61 2 8627 1238 or abdul.macauley@sydney.edu.au

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 074/0114 for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 6 April 2014 (11.30pm Sydney time)

INTERVIEW DATE: 26 May 2014

COMMENCEMENT DATE: To be negotiated

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

© The University of Sydney

 

Gujarat National Law University – Microsoft IPR Chair Professor

Post Title: GNLU-Microsoft IPR Chair Professor Date: 06.12.2013
Monthly Pay: India Rs. 90,000/- (or equivalent amount in foreign currency) Closing Date: Open until filled
Department Research Department This appointment is initially for one year duration with subsequent extension depending upon the performance of the incumbent, needs of the University and renewal of agreement between GNLU & Microsoft for IPR Chair. GNLU retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower consolidated pay, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
Type of Interview Personal Interview
Note Only short listed candidates shall be called for interview

Principal Functions

 
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Research Department and overall direction of the Director, GNLU the Chair shall undertake the following duties in consultation with Microsoft India and GNLU;1)       Initiate, plan, implement and follow-up research activities exclusively in the area of IPR Law and Policy in collaboration with national and international stakeholders including but not limited to law firms, corporate houses, government departments, Public Sector Undertakings, etc.;2)       Carry out doctoral or post-doctoral research, supervision of Master/PhD research to contribute to thought leadership and capacity building amongst  relevant stakeholders of the country3)       Plan and conduct training and extension activities such as workshops, seminars, round-table conferences;

4)       Provide input to legislature, executive and judiciary on latest trends and developments in IPR Law and Policy on a regular and upon request basis;

5)       Assist in IPR Law and Policy related activities of Microsoft India and GNLU;

6)       Contribute towards ensuring that GNLU achieves Knowledge and Research Excellence world-wide in IPR Law and Policy;

7)       Report on an annual and periodic basis to Microsoft India and GNLU on programs and activities, indicators of achievement, results obtained under the Chair;

8)       Performs any other duties as required by the Microsoft India through GNLU and by the GNLU.

Research projects

The Chair shall conduct minimum one study as agreed with Microsoft India, including survey study or an extension project.

Knowledge & Skills:
Essential(i)       PhD in IPR or fields closely associated with IPR Law

OR

(i)       LLM with excellent grade and with research experience of minimum 5 years in fields closely associated with IPR Law and Policy; Possession of PhD may offset the research experience requirement;

(ii)     Good knowledge of latest national and international research trends and developments in IPR Law and Policy field;

(iii)    Ability to conceptualize and organize international training workshops and brainstorming online/on-site discussions apart from teaching;

(iv)    Fluency in English language.

OR

Any outstanding scholar, researcher or practitioner who in the view of the Committee has made significant contribution to knowledge of IPR or who can realize the aim and objectives of the Chair.

 

Desirable

(a)    Experience in the duties of the chair as prescribed; and/or

(b)   Experience in working with international IPR Law and Policy and research and or advocacy agencies, law firms, corporate houses and relevant governmental agencies/departments; and/or

(c)    International exposure and outlook to IPR Law and Policy.

(d)   Experience of research projects in the field of IPR.

*Research Grant, Support facilities and other benefits: a)                    A Research Associate having LLM in IPR and administrative assistant will assist the Chair.b)                   Research Project Grant: INR 200,000 annually for carrying out relevant research project and training.c)                    IPR Depository Grant: INR 150,000 annually for procuring and subscription of IPR books, reports, journals, databases, etc.

d)                   INR 190,000 annually for participation in relevant conferences, workshops, travel etc.

e)                    One-time grant of INR 100,000 for IT equipment, printer, etc.

f)                    Office space, library facility, necessary furniture and fixture and such other amenities required to carry out excellent research and training programs.

g)                   The Chair is initially for one year and may be extended annually for a period of one year at a time, upon satisfactory performance of the Chair and needs and interests as determined by the Microsoft India and the GNLU, with probation of three months in the first year of Chair. The duration shall be decided by the Selection Committee.

h)                   The Chair can avail one day casual leave per month and sick leave as per the circumstances.

i)                     A return economic class airfare between the home place and Ahmedabad will be provided upon joining and separation, during the entire duration of stay, subject to at least one-full year performance of duties.

j)                     A subsidized boarding and lodging at the GNLU may be provided.

k)                   The Chair shall be responsible for all other expenses concerning his/her stay at the GNLU, such as medical insurance, visa fee, etc.

l)                     Depending upon the availability of resources, circumstances and needs of the University and the Microsoft India, the Selection Committee may recommend or adjust terms and conditions in context of attaining the aims and objectives of the Chair.

m)                The Chair shall be considered for all legal and practical purposes a non-employee of the GNLU or the Microsoft India. The holder of the Chair shall have no claim over duration of appointment or any other benefits or entitlements, due to the fact that another chair who is appointed under another scheme enjoys higher or lower level of honorarium, benefits and entitlements.

Applicant shall send

  • A detailed curriculum vitae (including educational qualification, publication records with ISSN/ISBN numbers, as applicable, review of his/her research and other scholarly/IPR policy-oriented works)
  • Research and Training Plan of Action for two years (2014-16) with specific emphasis on potential policy initiatives and executive benefits to government and industry stakeholders.

to the Registrar, Gujarat National Law University, Attalika Avenue, Knowledge Corridor, Koba, Gandhinagar 382007, Gujarat (INDIA); Email: or@gnlu.ac.in, tel: +91 (79) 2327 6611 / 12