BiOrbic Industry Engagement & Commercialisation Officer

14 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Sep 2021
University College Dublin
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a BiOrbic Industry Engagement & Commercialisation Officer within Bioeconomy SFI Research Centre

BiOrbic is Ireland's National Bioeconomy Research Centre. It is a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre performing both blue skies and industry-focused research to build and support the development of Ireland's bioeconomy. It brings Ireland's leading researchers from across a range of disciplines including biotechnology, systems and synthetic biology, chemistry, chemical and bioprocess engineering, agri-food, agriculture, animal and human nutrition, marine and social sciences.

The centre is founded by University College Dublin (UCD), Trinity College Dublin, Teagasc, National University of Ireland, Galway and University of Limerick and a variety of domestic and international industry partners, with Centre Operations located at UCD. Applications are invited for the temporary post of BiOrbic Industry & Commercialisation Officer. This is a temporary position to fill a specific need the Centre needed.

This Industry & Commercialisation Officer will be responsible for supporting the Centre's industry engagement and commercialisation activities and will work closely with BiOrbic researchers and industry partners on commercial development opportunities arising from research in the Centre, both collaborative research with industry and platform (PI led) research.

The successful candidate will also work closely with BiOrbic's partner, the Irish Bioeconomy Foundation to progress and scale commercialisation outputs from the Centre at facilities available at the National Bioeconomy Campus, where relevant and appropriate.

Salary Range: €45,000 - €51,000 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 21st September 2021

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned. Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: