- Manage a diverse portfolio of opportunities with high potential
- Influential position in a World-class research institute
- Be part of building a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide
We offer an exciting opportunity for an Associate, Development and Commercialisation ($93,347 - $107,193) to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). This full-time, continuing appointment can be based at one of our world class facilities at JCU Cairns or Townsville (Other locations may be considered i.e. Brisbane)
What you can accomplish in the Role
Reporting to the Manager, Development & Commercialisation and working closely with JCU researchers, you will be instrumental in identifying, evaluating and developing commercial opportunities arising from the University’s research activities, including protection and commercialisation of its research intellectual property through strategies such as licensing and start-up companies.
What you will bring to the Role
A key influencer, you will exemplify exceptional communication, collaboration, networking and interpersonal skills and enjoy developing close working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including JCU’s research leaders, key professional staff, industry, government and the community. You will relish the opportunity to use your entrepreneurial work ethic and strong business acumen as you strive to support innovative and commercially astute research partnerships for JCU.
Consistently voted in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.
We support our people through the provision of:
- generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
- ongoing professional and career development
- attractive options for salary packaging
- Re-location assistance may be provided
How to apply
Visit the Careers JCU website – vacancy reference 17125
Applications close: 25 June 2020