Job Vacancy – Technology Transfer Officer, Newcastle University

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Technology Transfer Officer, Newcastle University
Ref A509A (Faculty)
Faculty/Services Medical Sciences
Department Medical Sciences Faculty Office
Job Type Professional & Administrative
Hours of Work Full time
Salary: £36,532 up to £38,757, rising to £43,622
Closing Date: 17 December 2009

The Faculty of Medical Sciences is looking to recruit a Technology Transfer Officer to assist in the commercial exploitation of intellectual property and the core competencies, skills and resources of our Institutes of Cellular Medicine; Cell and Molecular Biosciences; and Human Genetics.

You should have an MSc or PhD in a life science related subject and an understanding of the principles, processes and issues underpinning commercialisation in a Higher Education institution.  Technical, strategic and commercial acumen will be required to link academic research, technology transfer and translation.  Previous experience in both academia and the industry sector will be an advantage (pharmaceutical, biotechnology or similar).
Tenable for two years.

For an informal discussion on this opportunity, please contact the Faculty’s Business Development Manager, Martin Cox, on 0191 222 7309 Email:

Apply here


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