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Associate Director in the Knowledge Transfer Office [Ref. B/669/09]



  1. Provide assistance to the Director in the areas of technology commercialisation, industrial Iiaison, promotion and support of entrepreneurship;
  2. Identify, market and license the technologies of the University/other sister institutions (where the University has legally agreed to such obligation) to prospective companies;
  3. Evaluate the potential and patentability of new inventions and develop appropriate commercialisation plan for them;
  4. Oversee technology transfer and related activities in Mainland;
  5. Engage in business negotiation and administration of technology licensing contracts;
  6. Provide support to the staff of the University in applying for government and industrial applied research grants;
  7. Build a strong tie with the industrial and business sectors; and
  8. Perform any other duties as assigned.


  1. A PhD/Master's degree in Science/Engineering, preferably in the disciplines of Electronics/Telecommunication/Life Science/Material Science and Information Technology;
  2. An MBA or a law degree would be an advantage;
  3. A minimum of 12 years' working experience in the industrial sector/university knowledge transfer section;
  4. Strong business and technical background with experience in senior management position at one or more successful new technology companies;
  5. Good knowledge of and network with local industries and international enterprises; and
  6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua).

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.

Salary and Conditions of Service

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

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 The closing date is 25 March 2023. Applications will receive full consideration 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. We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

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