Research and Business Development Manager

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Cambridge, UK
Jun 24, 2019
Jul 24, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

The Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy requires a Research and Business Development Manager to support and promote the growth of externally funded research in the Department and to work towards the maximisation of the impact of the research outcomes. The role includes involvement in industrial liaison, knowledge transfer and general fund-raising.

You will ¿ support academic staff in formulating research proposals ¿ assist prospective industrial sponsors in making successful links within the Department ¿ facilitate completion of research contracts ¿ facilitate technology transfer ¿ assist in raising the profile of the Department ¿ assist with formulating Departmental policy and strategy for industrial liaison and external research income

You will be educated to degree level in Materials Science or a related subject and have experience working with both industrial research and academia. Have knowledge of intellectual property rights, patenting procedures and the raising of contracts are essential. You will be self-motivated, able to work independently and as a team member and to communicate effectively with industrialists, academics, lawyers and University administrators

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Informal enquires can be made by email to the Head of Department,

Please quote reference LJ18612 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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