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IP Commercialisation Contracts Officer Exeter

University of Exeter

University of Exeter Exeter United Kingdom

2 months ago

This full-time post is available immediately on a 2 year fixed term basis until April 2025, intended as a hybrid working arrangement based at the Streatham Campus in Exeter

Summary of the role

The successful candidate will work within the Legal and Cases Team and alongside other members of Legal Services and Professional Services (primarily the Research Commercialisation function within Innovation, Impact and Business) as well as academic staff to ensure the provision of an effective contractual negotiation and administrative function to the University, primarily focussed on the drafting and negotiation of intellectual property contracts, working closely with the University’s IP solicitor.

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The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times... Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022).

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:
• 41 days leave per year
• options for flexible working
• numerous discounts at leading retailers
• onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
• sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
• stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

Further information

Please contact Rachael Baird, [email protected] or (01392) 725560.

The starting salary will be from £39,745 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience
Exeter UK (+1 other)

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