We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Intellectual Property (IP) Manager to join our successful IP team. This post provides an exciting opportunity for those who want to work at the cutting edge of world leading research that will enrich and improve the lives of people across the globe. The successful candidate will play a role in the development of commercial opportunities that stem from IP generated within the UEA, a top 200 global leading research institution, and in the top 10 nationally for IP licencing. The post holder will be responsible for the successful management of University IP assets, creating economic and societal benefit.
You will support and deliver services relating to UEA IP providing insight on complex licensing, legal and commercial issues. You will have the opportunity to develop close working relationships with academic staff, negotiate licence deals with external parties, and establish spin out companies. You will need to use your project management skills, working as part of a team delivering successful outcomes and contributing to the active management of UEA’s IP. A key function of the IP management team is to assist UEA achieve its strategic goals by maximising opportunities for impact and income generation, including further developing the enterprising environment and culture of the institution.
You will have a relevant qualification at degree level or above; or equivalent experience in a directly relevant role, and satisfy all other essential criteria of the person specification.
The post is available immediately on an indefinite, full-time basis.
Closing date: 25 July 2019
The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver.