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Senior Commercialisation Manager – Humanities and Social Sciences

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About the Role
You will lead Queen Mary Innovation Ltd.’s work in the Humanities and Social Sciences, using commercial tools to create sustainable impact from HSS research, including not-for-profit and social enterprises. You will encourage academic colleagues to work with you to scale up the use of their research, developing and teaching new methods of commercialisation to those around you.

About You
You are an experienced technology transfer manager with a passion for bringing humanities and social science research outputs to the marketplace. You will understand intellectual property and be able to put it to use through licensing or corporate structures, with experience of business models suitable for generating social impact. Organised and a good communicator, you will be able to influence the growth of a commercial culture in the humanities and social sciences, including good knowledge of not-for-profit mechanisms to deliver social benefit. Experience of raising funds for social ventures will allow you to build a portfolio of projects, supporting academics across the HSS faculty to achieve their impact goals.

About QMI
Queen Mary Innovation Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Queen Mary University of London devoted to maximizing the impact of the University’s research and innovation using commercial tools. QMI protects the University’s intellectual property and licensing it or founding new businesses to ensure that our innovations reach patients, customers and the public to the benefit of society and the economy.

About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London (with the opportunity to work remotely for some of the time) and is a full time, permanent appointment. The starting salary will be in the range of £55,000-£65,000 per annum, depending on experience, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Phil Clare at [email protected].

To apply for the role, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 17 September 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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