3 Easy Steps

  • 1Search for courses by Study Area, Level and Location
  • 2We deliver you all the matched results
  • 3Choose one or more course providers to contact you

Distance from location (kms)

Exact 5 10 25 50 100

Posted since

All 2 Days 1 Week 2 Weeks 1 Month

Sort results by

Relevance Date



Research Translation Manager

University Of Technology Sydney - Broadway, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin


Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

The UTS Research Office is recruiting for a Research Translation Manager to lead a team that identifies, supports and develops research translation opportunities, including commercialisation and associated intellectual property (IP) management and advice, for research-generated IP across the whole university. The role aligns with the UTS Research Strategy as set out by the DVC Research and contributes to its implementation and realisation.

If successful in applying for this role, you will:

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the Research Translation team and be accountable for their performance
  • Assist with setting the strategic priorities for IP protection and research translation
  • Maintain and improve internal processes for efficient and effective recording, assessment, protection, advice and translation of research-generated IP
  • Manage and report on the Research Translation Project Portfolio, including monitoring UTS IP disclosures, patents & patent applications, implementation of translation plans and strategic alignment
  • Review strategic marketing and technical material, such as descriptions of UTS inventions, for presentations to a range of stakeholders
  • Develop and deliver internal training programs, workshops and seminars for staff and research students on IP, commercialisation and research translation
  • Report on UTS translational, impact & engagement and commercialisation activities

With examples, please outline in a separate document how you meet the following six (6) key selection criteria points below:

  • Negotiation, influencing and interpersonal skills, including relationship management and business development skills at the highest levels, preferably demonstrated in a technology transfer or commercialisation situation
  • Understanding and expertise in:

o intellectual property including management, patenting, licencing and contract research agreements
o spin-out company conception, funding and establishment
o market analysis, market research, competitor analysis and positioning
o the Australian higher education, R&D and innovation ecosystems and relevant benchmarks in other jurisdictions

  • Excellent comprehension, verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write technical and business documents concisely and persuasively
  • Experience managing staff, directly and indirectly, empowering project teams and holding them accountable
  • Experience in change management
  • Persistence, resilience and strong problem solving skills, working well under pressure with concurrent deadlines


Base Salary Range: $120,584 to $126,325 pa (HEW 9)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis

How To Apply

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link and download the Position Description from the UTS website.

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC190654

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au

Closing Date: Wednesday 10th February 2021 at 11.59pm (AEST)

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance.

At UTS, the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose – we are recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and valuing diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

Cited as a WGEA Employer of Choice since the inception of the award, we are now among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines.

Broadway, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training


Shortlist Job