Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Internship : Imperial College London

Would you like to work alongside Imperial’s experienced Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation professionals on promoting College’s capabilities and licensing portfolio and securing collaborative research and commercialisation income? We have three internships available one in the Faculty of Engineering, two in Faculty of Medicine. The internships offer a unique and exciting opportunity for three highly motivated applicants to gain...

 

 

Reference: PRO00257

Date posted: 3 May 2019

Closing date: 17 May 2019

 

Key information about the role

Location: South Kensington Campus(map)

Position type: Full time, fixed term

Salary: £20,490 plus benefits

Department Enterprise

 

Job description

Job summary

Would you like to work alongside Imperial’s experienced Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation professionals on promoting College’s capabilities and licensing portfolio and securing collaborative research and commercialisation income?

We have three internships available one in the Faculty of Engineering, two in Faculty of Medicine.

The internships offer a unique and exciting opportunity for three highly motivated applicants to gain experience supporting the development of research collaborations with industry and the commercialisation of Imperial’s discoveries.

 

Duties and responsibilities

Key activities will involve:

  • Assisting the development of commercialisation plans, due diligence, patenting, licensing deals 
  • Assisting with intellectual property searches and filing patents
  • Relationship and network building
  • Mapping College research capabilities specific to industry partners’ areas of research interests
  • Technology scouting
  • Marketing, communications and event planning around University-Industry partnerships and innovation

 

Essential requirements

We are looking for applicants with a passion for understanding the industry-academia collaborations and commercialisation. To take advantage of the internship, ideally you will be a quick learner used to working independently and dealing with unforeseen problems or circumstances in a proactive and methodical manner. You will also need to be able to plan and progress work activities, using initiative and judgement.

Successful applicants should have or be about to complete a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline and experience of science/engineering commercialisation would be a benefit. You should also demonstrate a passion for enterprise, ideally, also possessing some experience of related activities.

You will work with a wide range of people so good interpersonal and relationship management skills, as well as the ability to build and maintain good working relationships is essential in this role.

 

Further information

This role is a full time, 6 months' fixed - term position. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ivona Ryan, the Executive Coordinator at i.ryan@imperial.ac.uk

To apply, visit www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs and search by the job reference 

For technical issues when applying online, please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

Salary: 
£20,490
Closing date: 
Friday, May 17, 2019
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