Knowledge and Technology Transfer Manager

Taux d'activité:  70-100%
Lieu / District: 

Fribourg, CH, Sarine, CH

Délai de postulation:  01.07.2024
Date d'entrée en fonction:  01.09.2024 or to be agreed
Type de contrat:  CDD
Service:  Unifr-2126 Transfert du savoir et des technologies

Université de Fribourg

Enseignement, recherche, emplois, événements: l’Université de Fribourg est un espace d’innovations et un moteur important pour la vie économique et culturelle de la région. Elle attire des étudiant-e-s et des chercheur-euse-s en provenance de toute la Suisse et du monde entier, elle marque le quotidien de la cité bilingue de Fribourg, depuis sa fondation en 1889.

Pourquoi nous rejoindre ?

We offer a varied, dynamic and international work environment. Very good conditions regarding work-life balance with flexible hours and remote work. Continuing education.

Profil souhaité

  • You have a PhD degree in a natural science or engineering discipline and are passionate about technology-based innovation
  • Ideally, you have already several years of experience in technology transfer, either in academia, industry or in a start-up
  • You are proactive, hands-on, independent, goal-oriented and find valorizing the university’s research findings a motivating challenge
  • You have professional command of English and either French or German, excellent personal communication skills, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment

Vos missions

The goal of the Knowledge and Technology Transfer Service is to improve the chances of knowledge reaching the market and benefitting society. We support the University researchers in their collaborations with existing companies, the identification and evaluation of technologies for commercialization, and the early stages of start-up creation.

Your operational responsibilities will mainly include the identification of valorization partners and the licensing and management of intellectual property. Additionally, you will evaluate intellectual property, negotiate and manage contracts, support early-stage spin-off companies, support researchers with application-oriented research proposals, and occasionally participate in trainings and outreach activities in the field of technology transfer.

This is a 4-year renewable contract.

Coordonnées des personnes de contact

 Dr. Valeria Mozzetti Rohrseitz, valeria.mozzetti@unifr.ch, T +41 26 300 95 57

Date de publication:  11 juin 2024
N° de référence:  7875