Intellectual Property (IP) Manager: University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is a research-intensive university.  

The Technology Transfer Centre (TTC) is a key part of the University’s Entrepreneurial strategy. The Intellectual Property Manager will be based in the TTC and will report to the Head of Technology Transfer. The TTC is located in purpose built office accommodation at Eden Campus, Guardbridge. The Centre’s operations increase the wider use and positive impact of the University’s research activities together with promoting business engagement. TTC staff have a deep understanding of the expertise and knowledge generation within the University, and develop networks and contacts externally with business.  

The TTC’s objectives are to:  

 ·         Act as the first point of access for businesses to engage with the University;
 ·         Manage the University’s Intellectual Property (IP);
 ·         Lead technology translation, transfer and exploitation (commercialisation);
 ·         Promote and support activities delivering research impact; and
 ·         Encourage enterprise and entrepreneurship amongst postgraduate researchers (PGRs) and University staff.  

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Christian Ziar, email:, Tel: 01334 467340.  

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.      

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through accreditation (Athena SWAN; Carer Positive; Stonewall, LGBT and Race Charters), as listed on:  

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

This post will/may be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge, a state-of-the-art working environment for professional services units.

Closing Date: 30 July 2021   

Please quote ref: AD2109NB         

Further Particulars: AD2109NB FPs.doc      

Closing date: 
Friday, July 30, 2021
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