City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social...

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.  As a publicly funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. 

Applications are invited for :

Technology Transfer Officer in the Knowledge Transfer Office [Ref. B/381/03]

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Information Technology > Engineering - Network
Information Technology > Security / Audit
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 27/02/2021
ref. B/381/03

Duties :  Reporting to the Director of Knowledge Transfer, the appointee will be required to: 

  1. Manage a portfolio of Intellectual Property (IP) relating to Digital Science (AI, AR, VR, Cyber Security, etc.), ICT and IoT;
  2. Assess commercialization viability throughout the life of each IP;
  3. Identify and market portfolio of IPs to prospective licensees to seal licenses for implementation/use (i.e. not licensing for illegal purposes) of the IPs;
  4. Render guidance and work closely with inventors on patent filing strategies and patent prosecution approaches to maximize scope of each patent that issued;
  5. Facilitate applications and prosecution for protection of patents; and
  6. Recommend inventors to consider developing such IPs to demonstrate potential through prototyping projects.

 

Requirements :  

  1. A Bachelor’s degree preferably in Digital Science/Materials Science/Engineering/Life Science;
  2. A minimum of 5 years of IP management and commercialization/licensing experience with proven track record;
  3. Strong network and negotiation experience;
  4. Good appreciation of technology trends; awareness of unmet needs and opportunities;
  5. Clear and concise oral and written communication skills are required;
  6. Specialized skills for transforming research into technological products/services that can be commercialized are preferred; and
  7. Prior experience working with start-ups would be an added advantage. 

 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test. 

(Those who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.) 

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes. 

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrojob@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].  

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk.  The closing date is 
26 March 2021.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage. 

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. 

Worldwide recognition ranking #48, and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); #1 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); #1 in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and #1 Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2019).