Expired Postings

Administrative Coordinator, WORLDiscoveries Asia

on July 26, 2019

Posting Title: Administrative Coordinator, WORLDiscoveries Asia
Reference: 17259
Faculty / Unit: VP Research – Research Western
Department: WORLDiscoveries®
Employee Group: Non Union
Appointment Type: Contract
Appointment Status: Temporary Part-Time

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Business Development Manager, Life Sciences

on February 5, 2019
Responsibilities

The Business Development Manager leads, develops and implements strategies to enhance commercialization of intellectual property created by Western faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students and staff and provides support in matters related to industrial interactions and intellectual property management under the area of Life Sciences.  The incumbent will establish relationships in order to solicit new innovations for WORLDiscoveries, seek out commercialization opportunities and maintain relationships with industry, partners and other stakeholders in order to reinforce and advance the reputation of Western and WORLDiscoveries locally, nationally and internationally.

The Business Development Manager will research and evaluate innovation disclosures, develop and manage patent processes, determine commercial potential for innovations, make decisions on technology investments, and develop and execute related marketing plans. The incumbent will negotiate terms and conditions of licenses, research and development agreements, and material transfer and confidentiality agreements.  The Business Development Manager will identify opportunities for prototype development funding, assist with spin-off company creation, including business plan preparation, market research, developing research and development plans with inventors, and strategic planning.

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Patent & Market Analyst

on November 6, 2018
Responsibilities

The Patent and Market Analyst is responsible for analyzing the feasibility of protecting inventions that are disclosed to WORLDiscoveries®, as well as providing key intelligence on market environment and opportunities.  In collaboration with Business Development Managers (BDMs), faculty members, students, staff and administration, the incumbent is responsible for matters related to intellectual property (IP), market research, and other related topics.  The Analyst provides support for grant application writing for multiple funding agency programs (CIHR-POP, NSERC-i2i, and Western Innovation Fund), establishing relationships with BDMs, faculty, library services, and other stakeholders in order to obtain appropriate information and by utilizing their knowledge of databases and other information resources.  The incumbent provides expert advice and guidance on intellectual property and patent laws, as well as of the process of commercialization of IP created in a university environment in the areas of science and technology. The Analyst recommends, after a strategic analysis of all the data collected on a given topic of research or invention, whether to invest in a technology and protection strategies for the IP at hand.

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Project Coordinator

on October 23, 2018
Responsibilities

The Project Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the logistical and day-to-day activities supporting Western’s Medical Innovation Fellows (MIF) program and various partnered programs for WORLDiscoveries (WD). The incumbent provides relationship initiation and maintenance with MIF program stakeholders, including both internal and external from the entrepreneurship community, collaborating academic institutions and funding partners. The Project Coordinator will assist in the implementation and coordination of projects and engaging with various stakeholders for the planning and organization of workshops, conferences and events with the goal of expanding program outreach and promoting the MIF program globally. The incumbent will ensure that project outcomes are achieved on time and within budgetary constraints, and will communicate progress updates to internal and external stakeholders. The Project Coordinator also assists in reaching out to potential sponsors and identifying potential funding programs. The incumbent contributes to the overall success of Western’s Entrepreneurship Ecosystem by providing support for the continual building of the MIF program and other programs in the WORLDiscoveries portfolio.

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Business Development Manager, Engineering Sciences

on September 26, 2018
Responsibilities

The Business Development Manager leads, develops and implements strategies to enhance commercialization of intellectual property created by Western faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students and staff and provides support in matters related to industrial interactions and intellectual property management under the area of Engineering Sciences – Electrical/Mechanical/Computer Science.  The incumbent will establish relationships in order to solicit new innovations for WORLDiscoveries, seek out commercialization opportunities and maintain relationships with industry, partners and other stakeholders in order to reinforce and advance the reputation of Western and WORLDiscoveries locally, nationally and internationally.

The Business Development Manager will research and evaluate innovation disclosures, develop and manage patent processes, determine commercial potential for innovations, make decisions on technology investments, and develop and execute related marketing plans. The incumbent will negotiate terms and conditions of licenses, research and development agreements, and material transfer and confidentiality agreements.  The Business Development Manager will identify opportunities for prototype development funding, assist with spin-off company creation, including business plan preparation, market research, developing research and development plans with inventors, and strategic planning.

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Business Development Officer, Life Sciences

on May 9, 2018
Responsibilities

The Business Development Officer will support the development and implementation of strategies to enhance commercialization and entrepreneurship opportunities at Western, and will support faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students and staff during industrial interactions and regarding intellectual property management under the area of Life Sciences.  In collaboration with senior team members, the incumbent will seek out commercialization opportunities and maintain relationships with industry, partners and other stakeholders in order to reinforce and advance the reputation of Western and WORLDiscoveries locally, nationally and internationally.

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Business Development Officer, Engineering Sciences

on May 9, 2018
Responsibilities

The Business Development Officer will support the development and implementation of strategies to enhance commercialization and entrepreneurship opportunities at Western, and will support faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students and staff during industrial interactions and regarding intellectual property management under the area of Engineering Sciences –  Electrical / Computer Science.   In collaboration with senior team members, the incumbent will seek out commercialization opportunities and maintain relationships with industry, partners and other stakeholders in order to reinforce and advance the reputation of Western and WORLDiscoveries locally, nationally and internationally.

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Business Development Manager – Engineering and Natural Sciences

on March 9, 2018
Responsibilities

The Business Development Manager leads, develops and implements strategies to enhance commercialization of intellectual property created by Western faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students and staff and provides support in matters related to industrial interactions and intellectual property management. The incumbent will establish relationships in order to solicit new innovations for WORLDiscoveries, seek out commercialization opportunities and maintain relationships with industry, partners and other stakeholders in order to reinforce and advance the reputation of Western and WORLDiscoveries locally, nationally and internationally.

The Business Development Manager will research and evaluate innovation disclosures, develop and manage patent processes, determine commercial potential for innovations, make decisions on technology investments, and develop and execute related marketing plans. The incumbent will negotiate terms and conditions of licenses, research and development agreements, and material transfer and confidentiality agreements.  The Business Development Manager will identify opportunities for prototype development funding, assist with spin-off company creation, including business plan preparation, market research, developing research and development plans with inventors, and strategic planning.

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Digital Marketing Manager

on July 19, 2017
The Digital Marketing Manager provides advice and recommendations to a team of commercialization professionals, and implements a variety of marketing activities in order to enhance and support technology transfer and outreach activities. The incumbent is responsible for online marketing management and makes recommendations regarding technical solutions for new systems and new channel options, ensuring compliance with copyright practices. The Digital Marketing Manager will design, create and assess marketing efforts within their portfolio, with a goal of building and promoting their portfolio’s and Western’s brand and reputation locally, nationally, and internationally. The incumbent will provide creative services and consultations for projects, start-up websites, newsletters, information packages and guides, annual reports, presentations and other marketing materials to ensure appealing and impactful designs are developed that fit with their portfolio’s goals, and with the University’s marketing and branding strategies and guidelines.

Qualifications

Education:

  • University Degree in Media, Information Technology, Marketing, Business or Related Program
  • Courses completed in Graphic Design preferred

Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience in marketing with progressive media, information technology and web design experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of social media platforms, communication and engagement strategies for technology transfer initiatives
  • In-depth knowledge of marketing, graphic design and e-commerce best practices, processes, trends and tools in area of specialty (e.g. HTML, PHP, JavaScript, ASP)
  • Ability to establish effective routines for excellent communication with all members of the team to maximize productivity
  • Media skills with solid marketing judgment to present and package information to maximize interest
  • Ability to analyze metrics and consider past marketing efforts to develop creative and appealing materials
  • Ability to apply creativity and recommend strategies for engagement initiatives in response to cultural and social trends
  • Project management skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines and perform well under pressure
  • Ability to identify opportunities for continuous quality improvement and actively support change initiatives and approaches to evaluation and program development
  • Ability to handle complex, ambiguous situations with diplomacy, calmness and good judgment
  • Ability to remain highly motivated, resilient, innovative, and collaborative when faced with challenges
  • Computer skills with the ability to learn and use relevant software that achieves required outcomes and is in line with best practices
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, and graphic design software
  • Proven ability to build both formal and informal professional relationships within, across, and external to organizational boundaries
  • Ability to work independently and effectively as a member of the team to achieve departmental goals
  • Organizational skills to manage multiple assignments that are accurate and thorough, sometimes of a complex nature or involving competing priorities
  • Familiarity with University policies and procedures preferred

Western Values Diversity

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at hrhelp@uwo.ca or phone 519-661-2194.

Please Note:
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

Please apply online no later than Friday August 4, 2017

https://recruit.uwo.ca

Select Posting Ref # 10754

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Administrative Assistant

on June 22, 2017
The Administrative Assistant supports the operation of the office and activities of WORLDiscoveries in areas of administration, communication and logistics. The incumbent provides support to the Administrative Officer with organization of office records, retention and archiving systems, coordination of office resources, meetings and workshops. The incumbent also assists with the planning and execution of special events and projects. The position provides support to the Manager of Intellectual Property in all matters relating to Intellectual Property correspondence and updating of the Inteum Database. The Administrative Assistant also coordinates and manages the fulfillment/shipping of product orders received through WD’s online marketplace (InnoVerify). The incumbent provides overall administrative support to the unit, including The Executive Director. The Administrative Assistant also provides general information and front line support to visitors to the Department, responds to phone and e-mail inquiries and refers inquiries to other resources.

Classification & Regular Hours
Hours per week: 21.00
Hourly rate: $22.50

Please note, this is a temporary contract opportunity with an expected end date of July 27, 2018.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Community College Diploma (2 year) in an administrative field

Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience in an office administration role including maintaining electronic records

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of general office procedures including records management & database system
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs including Microsoft
  • Ability to establish effective routines for excellent communication with all members of the team to maximize productivity
  • Proven ability and natural inclination to interact with people in professional, respectful and
    diplomatic manner
  • Self-motivated multi-tasker with strong organizational
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative and follow through on work
    assignment
  • Experience preparing and distributing meeting minutes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail and understanding of confidentiality issue
  • Experience in event coordination is preferred
  • Familiarity with University policies and procedures preferred

 

Please Note:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

Please apply online no later than July 1, 2017

https://recruit.uwo.ca

Select Posting Ref # 10503

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