Technology Transfer Officer / Junior role

Temporary, Full-time · CYENS - Centre of Excellence

Responsibilities
The Tech Transfer Officers will be part of a team supporting the Tech Transfer Manager in:
  
  1. Working with and assisting CYENS academics in commercializing new in-house developed software solutions, predominantly from the fields of computer sciences and e-research.  
  2. Assisting in identification and execution of new commercial strategies for transferring software and related technologies to industrial partners.  
  3. Marketing software and related technologies to potential end-users.  
  4. Assisting in negotiating appropriate licensing contracts, in conjunction with legal experts.  
  5. Managing the formation of spin-out companies.  
  6. Supporting post-deal activity, including renewals to licenses.  
  7. Assisting in negotiating commercial contracts with relevant industry sectors, ideally related to the licensing of software products.  
  8. Assisting in management of a large and growing portfolio of projects to a successful commercial      conclusion.
General qualifications and requirements
   
  1. Advanced University degree (Master’s Degree or Degree of a level equivalent to Master’s Degree) or Diploma or Certificate or other study title or qualifications in Computer Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Business Administration, or a related field. A PhD will be preferred.  
  2. Good appreciation of the development, application and use of software and ICT gained either in a commercial or technical role.   
  3. The ambition to achieve results, along with a commitment to integrity and sound commercial  judgement. 
  4. Fluent in English (written and spoken). 
Why us?

Benefits

Take advantage of this opportunity for your professional and personal development by being a part of our fast- growing Research and Innovation Centre of Excellence. A very attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate according to qualifications and experience. 
Application process
Application process
For full consideration, interested applicants should submit the following items via the online application form and mention the position you are applying for: “Application for Technology Transfer Officer”:
 
Process for other positions:
  1. Full CV (including contact details).
  2. Cover letter which clearly states: (a) how you envision your role, (b) how your experience and qualifications match the specific position, and (c) the availability date for full-time employment (d) contact details of two referees.
In case you previously applied for a post at CYENS CoE, a new application is required.
 
Contact details
For general enquiries, applicants may contact the HR Department of CYENS, Centre of Excellence at vacancies@cyens.org.cy​.
About us

CYENS Centre of Excellence (formerly known as RISE) is the Research and Innovation Centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies empowering knowledge and technology transfer in the region. CYENS CoE is supported by the European Commission, the Republic of Cyprus and its founding Partners, the Municipality of Nicosia, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics (MPI), University College London, the University of Cyprus, the Cyprus University of Technology and the Open University of Cyprus.   


The Centre conducts excellent, internationally competitive scientific research in the areas of visual sciences, human factors and design, communication, and artificial intelligence delivered by high-calibre multidisciplinary research teams. CYENS engages in knowledge transfer and innovation activities aiming to bridge the gap between scientific research and STEM-led innovation and entrepreneurship. 


 CYENS, as a Centre of Excellence, cultivates a culture of innovation and creativity in an inspiring environment filled with academics, researchers, creative and onward-looking people, innovators, entrepreneurs, and practitioners. The Centre operates under the moto “Inspired by Humans Designed for Humans” with the vision to produce world class research that drives innovation towards social and economic benefit while conducting excellent, internationally competitive scientific research in the areas of visual sciences, human factors and design, communication, and artificial intelligence. It sets out to meet the challenge with a total potential funding of more than 30 million Euros for the first 7 years, from a Horizon 2020 Teaming Action and multiple other sources, and a business plan for long-term sustainability and growth.

 

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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