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Senior Commercialisation Manager - QMUL24909

Department: Queen Mary Innovation Ltd
Salary: Starting salary will be up to £65,000 per annum
Reference: QMUL24909
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 20-Sep-2021
Closing date: 10-Oct-2021

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About the Role

An experienced professional is required to manage the commercialisation of intellectual property arising principally from Barts School of Medicine and Dentistry, at Queen Mary University of London. This position requires an in-depth knowledge and experience of intellectual property protection and exploitation through technology licensing and new spinout company formation.


About You

You will have a strong scientific background in life science or medical science, with experience in technology transfer in higher education, or equivalent experience in the private sector. You will also have strong project management and communications skills, be a proactive self-starter, a strong negotiator and preferably have a proven track record in deal completion. Candidates with experience in the life sciences sector are particularly encouraged to apply.


About the School/Department/Institute/Project

Queen Mary Innovation Ltd (QMI) is Queen Mary University of London’s (QMUL) wholly-owned technology transfer company and is responsible for the commercialisation and management of the University’s intellectual property and portfolio of spinout companies. This role is within the Biopharma team at Queen Mary Innovation.


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 Mile End Campus in London. It is full time, permanent appointment. The salary will be up to £65,000 per annum (pro-rata), 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 Michele Hill-Perkins at


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The closing date for applications is 10 October 2021.


Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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