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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; Track record in: Building and supporting business relationships and partnerships; Knowledge and experience in IP protection and IP Rights
   
Text: UOL04345 31-Dec-2099 The University | About us... The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide. 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 (PaKTT)” 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: Permanent Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week Starting date: 1st of October 2021 Location: Belval Job Reference: UOL04345 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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