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Technology Transfer/Intellectual Property Scout

Job Summary
Three-Year Contract,
Peromnes P12
Reference No: WSU2020/008
Mthatha Campus.

The Office of the Research Development Innovation wishes to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced person to support and assist the Institution in pursuing its objectives. The main purpose of this position is to assist the Technology Transfer Office, a service unit in the Directorate of Research Development and Innovation, in growing the University's innovation footprint.

Minimum requirements:

  • Honours degree in Science, Engineering, Business or Law, NQF 8
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in the science and engineering fields

Key Performance Areas:

  • Intellectual property scouting
  • IP awareness and capacity-building at Buffalo City, Butterworth and Queenstown Campuses
  • Facilitate logistics of OTT operations at Buffalo City, Butterworth and Queenstown Campuses
  • Facilitate stakeholder engagement across three campuses
  • Provide technology and innovation capacity-building support across three campuses

Skills and Competencies:

  • Communication (Written and verbal)
  • Computer Skills
  • Time Management
  • Planning
  • Customer service
  • Problem solving
  • Office coordination

Interested applicants should send a detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic qualifications and the names and contact details of three referees to Human Resources, Institutional Office via e-mail wsurecruit@wsu.ac.za

Telephonic enquiries:             Ms P Kuboni, 043 703 8564.

Closing date:                           10 July2020

Please note that this position will be servicing Mthatha Campus.

If you do not hear from us within two months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

“WSU is committed to employment equity and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply"

Issued Date: 26 June 2020

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