Head of Innovation
Head of Innovation
Salary from £62,740 to £80,509 pa (pay award pending) inclusive of London allowance
LSE is a leading social sciences institution with some of the greatest global impact. Our researchers are world-leading thinkers on critical issues, and our mission is the better of society. As part of a major initiative at the heart of the LSE 2030 strategy, we are seeking a Head of Innovation to build and lead a new team dedicated to maximising the School’s impact through research commercialisation and to develop the commercialisation ecosystem, leading the commercialisation service and creating external networks of businesses and investors.
The successful candidate should be educated to honours degree or equivalent with strong experience in industry and/or university knowledge exchange and commercialisation; should understand legal and technical aspects of the complete commercialisation process from idea to application, and should have an in-depth knowledge of the UK or other advanced translational funding landscape and an understanding of business and investor interests.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page.
Informal enquiries may be made of Professor Julia Black, Strategic Director of Innovation, and David Coombe, Director of LSE Research and Innovation, by sending an email in the first instance to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 September 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.
Interviews are likely to be held on 27 September 2019.