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Commercialisation and Knowledge Exchange Officer

Faculty/Professional Service:
Research and Innovation Development Office
£32,004 - £37,075 p.a.

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:

We’re seeking to appoint an experienced professional to provide support and training for colleagues across our University in realising the impact of their research through either commercialisation, or other knowledge exchange processes.  Working across all our sites, the successful candidate will provide operational management and delivery of an evolving portfolio of projects and processes associated with the commercialisation of research and knowledge exchange.  You’ll also contribute to the achievement of our Strategic Plan, in particular in support of our corporate goals to grow significantly the levels of external income generated by our research.  This new role is part of the Post-Award and Commercialisation Team within our Research and Innovation Development Office. 

With a degree or relevant professional qualification at degree level, you’ll have experience of working on research commercialisation and knowledge exchange projects and of delivering training in the associated processes to colleagues, as well as more general experience in managing a range of different projects. You’ll have detailed knowledge of different types of intellectual property and the usual ways in which it can be protected and exploited. You’ll be enthusiastic about supporting our colleagues to maximise the impact of their research through various forms of knowledge exchange. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential as is a commitment to delivering excellent customer service in a busy environment. 

It is expected that interviews will take place on 16 May 2017. 

Informal enquiries can be made to Julia Marsh, Head of Post-Award and Commercialisation, at or by telephone on 01245 684965.

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We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Guidance Notes:

For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification below. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.  

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