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Lead Technology Translation

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  • Lead a brand-new initiative and influence culture of knowledge translation within UNSW
  • A UNSW initiative backed by a major Federal program to drive research commercialisation in line with National Manufacturing Priorities
  • 3-yearfixed-term contract | $130,350 – $138,314 + 17% super + leave loading 

Why your role matters

The Lead Technology Translation will play a critical role in the establishment, ongoing management, and pro-active support for deploying university research outcomes and existing Intellectual Property in Electrification technologies. You’ll also play a lead role in the Technology Translation activity of a major Federal Government-funded program and have the opportunity to deliver research outcomes from these initiatives and translate them into impactful products and services.

The Organisation

Electrification is a critical component of UNSW’s contribution to The Australian Trailblazer for Recycling and Clean Energy (ATRaCE), a partnership between UNSW Sydney, the University of Newcastle and many critical Australian industries, will invest over $150M in translational projects and processes. The focus being on growing manufacturing in Australia to support the huge need for clean energy, electrification technologies. Electrification is also a focus of the NSW Government’s Decarbonisation Innovation Hub hosted at UNSW. Both of these schemes will generate many opportunities for translation of electrification technologies

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. But what makes us different isn’t only what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place.

Who you are

This role will require demonstrable expertise in research of electrification technologies, IP development, and an understanding of the development of innovation to impact. You are a researcher or engineer seeking to help a wide range of industry partners with their innovation pathways. You’ll also be able to demonstrate your people leadership, knowledge sharing and a strong set-up/start-up focus.

To apply:  If contributing to energy transition/decarbonisation of the energy system is of interest to you, please submit your CV, Cover Letter and responses to Skills and Experience nominated in the Position Description via the APPLY button.(Please note applicants must have full-time work rights in Australia)


Shiree Thomas

Talent Acquisition Consultant

e: [email protected]

t: + 61 2 9065 7058

Applications close: 11.55pm, Tuesday 19th July 2022

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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