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Director of Knowledge Transfer in the Knowledge Transfer Office [Ref. B/147/09]

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.  As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.

The University invites applications and nominations for the above post :


Reporting to the Vice-President (Research and Technology), the appointee will head the Knowledge Transfer Office which serves as a vital link between the University and the community in terms of exchange of knowledge, which includes technology know-how, skills and expertise, for both commercial and non-commercial applications. Leading a team of professionals, the appointee is charged with the responsibility of promoting University-industry collaboration through knowledge transfer and commercialization. S/he will be responsible for shaping and promoting the Office's strategies and core services on knowledge transfer, intellectual property management, technology licensing, industrial liaison and mainland operation. The main duties include technology licensing, intellectual property management, raising the awareness of knowledge transfer within the University community, promotion of research output and know-how to the private and public sectors, industrial liaison and outreach; and management of the University mainland operations.


The appointee should possess a good honours degree or above in related disciplines. Strong business and technical background with substantial management experience in industrial sector, sound knowledge and network with local industries and international enterprises, excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua) are required.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and housing benefits.

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the position is filled and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 5th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2019); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).



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