Senior Research Fellows / Postdocs (m/f/d) | Intellectual Property

MAX-PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT

Germany

June 10, 2022

Description

The Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition is committed to fundamental legal and economic research on processes of innovation and competition and their regulation. As an independent research institution, we provide evidence-based research results to academia, policymakers, the private sector as well as the general public.

The department of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Reto M. Hilty announces the opening of a three position as Senior Research Fellow/Postdoc (m/f/d) initially limited to two years

We offer

Postition 1:

This position is located within the intellectual property department of the Institute, which focuses on the incentives, determinants and implications of innovation. Within the realm of the department's research on sustainability and life sciences , we are looking for Postdocs who are interested in the field of health , including – but not limited to – medicine, pharmaceuticals, “red” biotechnology, and medical technology. Based on the premise that new technologies are one of the most promising ways to address the world's health problems, the Institute has established a new research area to investigate the legal and regulatory challenges for innovation, competition and technology transfer in that field.

Postition 2:

This position is located within the intellectual property department of the Institute, which focuses on the incentives, determinants and implications of innovation. Within the realm of the department's research on sustainability and life sciences , we are looking for Postdocs who are interested in the field of nutrition , including – but not limited to – food production, safety and security, agriculture, “green” biotechnology, and plant sciences. Based on the premise that new technologies are one of the most promising ways to eradicate the world's nutrition problems, the Institute has established a new research area to investigate the legal and regulatory challenges for innovation, competition and technology transfer in that field.

Postition 3:

This position is located within the intellectual property department of the Institute, which focuses on the incentives, determinants and implications of innovation. Within the realm of the department's research on sustainability and life sciences , we are looking for Postdocs who are interested in the field of sustainability and climate change , including – but not limited to – incentives for new technologies for mitigation of climate change effects, issues of green washing, and knowledge transfer in this field on a global scale. Based on the premise that new technologies and their widespread adoption are one of the most promising ways to mitigate the effects of climate change, the Institute has established a new research area to investigate the legal and regulatory challenges for innovation, competition and technology transfer in that field.

We are looking for

To strengthen our team, we are looking for Senior Research Fellows / Postdocs (m/f/d) with a background in law and a passion for technology who would like to work on issues of innovation and competition in the above mentioned research areas. Knowledge of intellectual property and/or competition law is an advantage.

The gross salary is based on the Labor Agreement for Public Service (TVöD).

You are interested?

The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are under-represented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply.

Please upload your documents as PDF files before 19 June 2022 via the

application link for position 1,

application link for position 2,

application link for position 3.

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