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Technology Transfer Manager (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Job title Technology Transfer Manager (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Department Research and Innovation Services (RIS)

Salary Starting from £43,414, rising to £51,805 pro rata per annum

Grade Grade 8

Placed on Wednesday 25 January 2023

Closing date Wednesday 08 February 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH10285

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The University of Bath is seeking for a Technology Transfer Manager (TTM). 

About the role 

You will be part of a small Technology Transfer team that works closely with academics to create impact for the University of Bath through commercialising intellectual property (IP) and research outcomes. This includes identifying research to be protected and provide advice on IP and commercialisation matters to researchers at the University of Bath. 

The TTM will build internal and external networks to identify opportunities for commercialisation, protect IP, undertake market research and negotiate suitable license agreements or manage spin-out company formation.

This role is offered on a part time (14.6 hours per week) 0.4FTE, fixed term basis with an expected end date of 31/07/2023.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have a relevant degree and experience with commercialisation in a University or organisation and professional skills in building internal and external networks in relation to commercialisation of intellectual property.

With demonstrated success of managing multiple projects including planning, communication, implementation, evaluation and reporting you may also have experience in negotiating commercial and legal arrangements. You will also:

  • Have the ability to prioritise
  • Be able to efficiently manage multiple requests for information and assistance
  • Have the ability to work under pressure of various deadlines

Experience in the patenting process and working with legal agreements would be advantageous.

For any informal discussions about the role please contact Philip Brown (Head of Technology Transfer) on 

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.