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Position: Technology and Knowledge Transfer Officer/Commercialization
Institution: University of Luxembourg
Location: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Duties: Identifying and commercializing intellectual property (IP) through licensing and/or new enterprise development; Supporting the development and management of Proof-of-Concept projects - New IP, commercialization strategy, industry relationship
Requirements: Post-graduate qualification (Master) in relevant scientific area. A PhD or MBA is an asset: Preferably in engineering, natural sciences, life sciences; Appropriate work experience (4-10 yrs) in a relevant position in an academic and/or industrial environment; Fluency in English. French, German or Luxembourgish are an asset
   
Text: UOL04220 31-Dec-2099 The University | About us... The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character . It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society. We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place! Your Role... The central “Office for Partnership, Knowledge and Technology Transfer (KTT)” aims at bringing UL’s research outcomes to exploitation through partnerships, patenting, licensing and spin-off activities. Building on international best practices and UL’s significant research achievements, UL has already launched several significant partnerships, Proof of Concepts and spin-off companies. We wish to consolidate our existing teams of experienced experts towards a fully-fledged central office, which will closely collaborate with the experts in UL’s entities in the spirit of a distributed hub-and-spoke system. Main responsibilities: Identifying and commercializing intellectual property (IP) through licensing and/or new enterprise development; Supporting the development and management of Proof-of-Concept projects - New IP, commercialization strategy, industry relationship. What we expect from you… Post-graduate qualification (Master) in relevant scientific area. A PhD or MBA is an asset: Preferably in engineering, natural sciences, life sciences; Appropriate work experience (4-10 yrs) in a relevant position in an academic and/or industrial environment; Track record in Building and supporting business relationships and partnerships; Knowledge and experience in IP protection and IP Rights; Self-starter capable of identifying and assessing opportunities; Commercialization and networking with academics and companies to realise those opportunities; Good comprehension of scientific and technological topics, market trends and (collaborative) research projects; Strong organizational and administrative skills; excellent communication skills, diplomatic negotiation style; Ability to work as a team player in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment; Fluency in English. French, German or Luxembourgish are an asset. In Short... Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week Location: Belval Internal Title: Technology transfer officer Job Reference: UOL04220 How to apply... Applications should include: Curriculum Vitae Cover letter Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered. The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff. In return you will get… Multilingual and international character . Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure. A partner for society and industry . Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs … Find out more about the University Addresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the University Further information... For further information please contact Christophe Haunold, Head of Central Office for Partnership, Knowledge and Technology Transfer, at christophe.haunold@uni.lu .
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