WIPO Indigenous Intellectual Property Law Fellow February 2012 to October 2012: Request for Expressions of Interest
WIPO, 2 September 2011

The World Intellectual Property Organization seeks expressions of interest from suitably qualified individuals for the WIPO Indigenous Intellectual Property Law Fellowship. The Fellow will work in the Traditional Knowledge Division of WIPO and should be able to commence the fellowship in Geneva in early February 2012. The Fellow is expected to meet the following requirements: a recognized and active member of an indigenous community; an established track record in advising on and researching legal issues relating to indigenous peoples and IP law and practice; legal qualifications, or equivalent in practical expertise and community work, preferably with specific components relating to IP law; ability to work effectively in English, and to work fluently in and prepare documents in at least one of the six UN languages; a record of publications and/or participation in community consultations and outreach would be an advantage; and demonstrated capacity to contribute directly to the approved program outputs established in the WIPO Program and Budget. Expressions of interest should be sent to the WIPO Secretariat, Traditional Knowledge Division, before 28 October 2011. Download the request for expression of interest, including full details [pdf] …