Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Manager (at the rank of Administrative Assistant I) in the Technology Transfer Office, to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences or medicine with at least 5 years’ work experience in the relevant industry. Experience in the pharmaceutical industry would be advantageous. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Mandarin); strong interpersonal and communication skills; familiarity with intellectual property management; and knowledge of commercialization of university technologies. They should also be highly self-motivated, creative, hardworking, capable of carrying out in-depth research independently, and able to work under pressure. The appointee will manage technology commercialization activities and work closely with university researchers, collaborators, and management team to identify and develop university/industry collaboration and commercialization opportunities. Information about the Office can be obtained at http://www.tto.hku.hk/. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201800611) need not re-apply.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes July 31, 2018. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.