University of Oxford
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Postdoctoral Scientist in Intellectual Property
Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM), Structural Genomics Consortium, Old Road Campus Research Building, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford
Grade 7: 31,604 - 38,833 p.a.


We are recruiting for a Postdoctoral Scientist in Intellectual Property to join the Structural Genomics Consortium.

We will develop a range of models illustrating current and potential approaches to R&D in the life sciences sector, considering issues such as drivers of costs, intellectual property, market exclusivity and financial benefits for stakeholders. This will involve assessing different models of intellectual property management across Open Innovation partnerships, and the development of new approaches to IP protection and market exclusivity.

Experience of intellectual property either through an MSc or equivalent in Management of Intellectual Property would be advantageous. In addition, you will have the ability to engage with industry and work across a range of different stakeholders with a strong interest in innovation and drug development is essential.

You will be educated to first degree in medical or life sciences and possess a PhD (or be near completion) in innovation, industry policy or drug discovery/development.

The position is available fixed-term to 31 December 2019 in the first instance. Further extension may be offered.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online, and as part of the application you will be required to upload a CV and covering letter.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 30 October 2017 will be considered.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

Contact Person : HR Officer - Recruitment Vacancy ID : 131398
Contact Phone : 01865 617971 Closing Date : 30-Oct-2017
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