Head of Commercialisation

De Montfort University - Directorate of Research, Business and Innovation

Grade: Senior Staff - To be determined by the Vice-Chancellor

De Montfort University is an ambitious and thriving institution located within the historical and cosmopolitan city of Leicester. Our state of the art Campus is host to a diverse body of over 20,000 students and nearly 3,000 staff. The 2016 Sunday Times Good University Guide ranked us as the most improved University in the UK. As we continue our focus on cutting edge research which is making an impact on the world, we are looking to appoint to a completely new role, Head of Commercialisation.

This post is a senior role in the Directorate of Research, Business and Innovation (RBI), reporting to the Director, and managing the university’s team of Business Development and Industry Engagement managers. You will be responsible for overseeing an increase in the income generated from the commercialisation of the university’s research and enterprise activities. You will ideally have experience of leading research commercialisation activities in either an industry or university environment. You will be a team-player who relishes the opportunity to engage with a variety of audiences, and develop further their career in a vibrant, aspirational institution.

Please quote reference: 10186
Interview Date: 21 November 2016

To apply, please visit our website: http://www.dmu.ac.uk/jobs or click ‘Apply Online’ below. 

Alternatively telephone 0116 250 6168

Or write to:
The Human Resources Team, De Montfort University,
The Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH.

Please quote the relevant Job Ref number in all enquiries.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications which reflect the diversity of our community.

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