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Rhodes University Manager: Technology Transfer 3 Year Contract

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Rhodes University


The Manager: Technology Transfer assists the Director: Research Office by building awareness of the importance of technology transfer amongst the different faculties, as well as identifying potential staff and student innovations suitable for commercialisation, then evaluating, researching market novelty, potential and viability, and developing commercialisation plans and identifying commercialisation partners.

This position works closely with the Manager: Contracts and Intellectual Property, who generates seed funding for technology transfer testing and development, as well as providing support by drafting contractual agreements, protecting innovations through material transfer, disclosure and licensing agreements; as well as patent registrations, copyrights, trademarks and other IP matters.


Honours degree (Masters will be an advantage) in engineering or science and/or a business-oriented qualification (MBA, BComm), plus minimum 3 year's experience in:-

  • Commercialisation of innovations and technology transfer from invention to market
  • Evaluation of innovation and technology transfer
  • Data-base creation, management and data mining
  • Financial management (to include budgets, tracking and costing experience)

Project-management experience

The Full Minimum requirements against which candidates are to be measured are outlined above. Please refer to the above competencies to answer the questions on the application form. Please complete the application form, attach a copy of your CV and a motivation letter and save it with your surname as the file name. Please attach your application to an email with the job title as the subject line and send it to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: Fri, 9 September 2016 12:00

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