|Salary:||£55,000 to £65,000 per annum, depending on experience, inclusive of London Allowance.|
|Placed On:||30th March 2023|
|Closes:||24th April 2023|
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is a globally unique university situated in East London, which has research excellence, innovation and inclusion at its heart. QMUL has ambitious plans for growth from its 2030 Strategy and has invested significantly in exciting new Research Institutes and infrastructure projects.
Queen Mary Innovation (QMI) is QMUL’s wholly owned technology transfer company. QMI is responsible for the commercialization and management of the University’s intellectual property and portfolio of spinout companies. To support the 2030 Strategy, QMI is entering a new phase of growth, recruiting a larger team to make a bigger Impact in taking innovations developed in QMUL to the marketplace. Our plans are exciting and bold, with local and global impact and we are looking for talented people to help us deliver them.
About the Role
An experienced professional is required to join the Technology and Engineering team in QMI to manage the commercialisation of intellectual property arising from the research base of Queen Mary University of London. This position requires an in-depth knowledge and extensive experience of intellectual property protection and exploitation through technology licensing and new spinout company formation. In this role you will work from initial technology disclosure to deal completion, with an emphasis on seeking high value partners for licensing and investors for our early-stage spin-out opportunities.
You will have a strong background in science or engineering, including bio-engineering, medical technologies or digital health, with experience in technology transfer in higher education, or equivalent experience in the private sector. You will also have strong project management and communications skills, be a proactive self-starter, a strong negotiator and preferably have a proven track record in deal completion. Experience of early-stage company formation would also be a benefit. Candidates with experience in computer science, electrical engineering or materials science are particularly encouraged to apply.
Working for a subsidiary of QMUL we offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The team is mainly based at the University Enterprise Zone in Whitechapel London but with frequent visits to the different sites in QMUL. We offer hybrid working and the role will be based on site usually 2-3 days a week (more if preferred). It is a full time, permanent appointment. The starting salary will be in the range of £55,000 - £65,000 per annum, depending on experience, inclusive of London Allowance.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Adam Daykin at email@example.com.
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The closing date for applications is 24th April 2023.
Interviews are expected to be held in the weeks following the 1st May or shortly thereafter.
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