Head of Commercialisation (224818)
University of Strathclyde - Professional Services (Information Services, Compliance, Commercial, etc.)
Salary: £51,630 to £58,089 per annum,
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 31st May 2019
Closes: 14th June 2019
Job Ref: 232741
FTE: 1.0 (35 hours per week)
The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological university, focused on delivering excellent teaching and world-class research, and known for forging strong collaborative links with industry, government, business and the third sector.
We have achieved significant success through our distinctive ‘triple helix approach’– the coming together of academia, business and industry, and the government and public sector, in common cause – and a determination to make a significant difference for our students, the economy and wider society. At Strathclyde, we are committed to redefining universities’ industrial collaboration to support sustainable economic growth, and to deliver wider societal benefit by fully exploiting the impact of our research and knowledge.
Innovation and Industry Engagement is a new Directorate established within the Office of the Chief Commercial Officer. The Directorate will be responsible for delivering a step change in Strathclyde’s already intensive programmes of innovation, enterprise support, investment and industrial collaboration.
You will be responsible for leading the Directorate’s Commercialisation team which manages the Universities Intellectual Property (IP) identification, protection and exploitation activities, through commercial licensing and the creation of new spinout companies.
You will possess experience in leading, developing and motivating teams and ensuring key targets are met. You will also have significant experience at a management level in an IPR intensive or research intensive environment where new company creation and investment activities are embedded.
Interviews are scheduled to take place on 25 June 2019.
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Olga Kozlova, Director of Innovation and Industry Engagement at firstname.lastname@example.org; tel no: 0141 548 5720 Click here for full details