Applications are invited for:- Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services

Applications are invited for:-
Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services

Manager, Intellectual Properties

Job level Senior
Work exp 15 Years or above
Education Bachelor Degree
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Management - Schools / University / Vocational
Education / Training > Others
Published On 02/11/2019

(Ref. 190002BQ) (Closing date: November 20, 2019)
Applicant should have (i) a postgraduate degree, preferably PhD in Engineering or Life Science; (ii) at least fifteen years’ experience in intellectual property management and commercialisation of translational research, preferably in a tertiary and/or industrial organisation; (iii) strategic and analytical thinking and a strong sense of responsibility and initiative; (iv) competence in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); and (v) good communication and interpersonal skills.
Reporting to the Director of Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services and to the head of administration team at TR@CUHK and its research centres, the appointee will (a) manage the IP portfolio by devising development strategies and provide managerial support for the implementation of relevant policies and activities for the TR@CUHK and its research centres; and (b) supervise and lead IP and technology transfer activities including patent prosecution, technology marketing, negotiation of contracts and agreement for collaboration and technology licensing, and management of development progress of IP or disputes arising from IP-related matters.
Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for two years, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

Application Procedure
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