New job Industry Liaison Officer Memorial University of Newfoundland in Corner Brook, NL Today New! in Newfoundland and Labrador

Industry Liaison Officer Memorial University of Newfoundland in Corner Brook, NL Today New!

Company : Memorial University of Newfoundland
Salary : $57,146 - $77,923 a year
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Grenfell Campus
Functional Foods Lab
(Contractual Position to September 1, 2023, with Possibility of Extension)

This Position is Funded Through An External Grant


Reporting to the Director of the Functional Foods Lab, the successful applicant will develop and implement a technology transfer strategic plan for the Functional Foods Lab. Duties include working closely with the Lab and research program to recruit new industry partners by networking and actively seeking opportunities for industrial participation; applying research translation, increasing interaction with current industry partners; facilitating student/industry relations through internships and student participation in joint projects with industry; assisting in the formation of new industry partnerships, start-ups, services and other industrial enterprises or association; working with Memorial's Tech Transfer Office on MOU's, technology transfer and licensing agreements and generally working through intellectual property agreements; organizing meetings with existing and new industry partners; maintaining an active website for industry partners; forming part of the core management team for the functional foods research program, preparing reports of industry collaborations or as required; coordinating with the office of research and engagement in informing lab performance and output; and performing any other related duties as required.


Experience (3-5 years) in forging industry relationships or working in a food industry environment; graduation with an undergraduate degree in science to related food production or an undergraduate degree in business or a related discipline; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Preference will be given to applicants with a Master's degree in science or business. A strong understanding of university research environments and related funding processes; an understanding of intellectual property and research agreements are preferred. An understanding of innovation processes and university industry relationships to support innovation; strong demonstrated interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, discretion, attention to detail and time management skills are required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required.

SALARY $57,146 - $77,923 per annum (Management and Professional)
CLOSING DATE September 20, 2021

Please note that we will ONLY accept applications for this position through our website

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

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Inquiries about this opportunity should be directed to the Faculty of Medicine - Memorial University, Medical Education Centre, St. John's, Room M2M229 or by telephone at (709) 864-6371.

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