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Commercialisation Managers - AD2107HM

University of St Andrews - Research and Innovation Services

Location: St Andrews
Salary: £40,792 to £50,132 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd April 2019
Closes: 27th May 2019
Job Ref: 227706

Start Date: As soon as possible

Following a review of our support for technology transfer, the University of St Andrews is pleased to announce that we are making a significant investment into new posts in this important area.

We are seeking two exceptional individuals to join our Knowledge Transfer Centre, based within Research & Innovation Services, as Commercialisation Managers. The primary aim of these posts is to support the successful commercialisation of university generated knowledge. The post-holders will report to the Head of Technology Transfer and will play a key role in ensuring a strategic approach to technology transfer by the University.

Within the last year the University has increased the level of investment into research and innovation support for our academic researchers, creation of these posts is part of this initiative. We are interested in well-motivated individuals with a passion to make a difference who have a keen interest in the commercialisation of excellent international research and innovation.

You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) preferably in a science-based discipline. You will have direct experience of working to commercialise intellectual property. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will be comfortable working with colleagues at all levels and be fully computer literate.

The posts are available now and subject to standard probationary terms.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Wendy Nicholson, email:, Tel: 01334 467223.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Further information can be found at

In 2019 the University will establish purpose-built office accommodation at Eden Campus, Guardbridge by St Andrews, to provide a state of the art working environment for a number of our Professional Services Units. It is anticipated that up to 450 Professional Services staff from a range of Units will be based in the new development at Guardbridge.

These posts will be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge.                 

Interview Date: 21 June 2019

Please quote ref: AD2107HM       

Further Particulars: AD2107HM FPs.doc

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