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Executive Officer in the Office of the Vice-President (Research and Technology) (Appointment for 12 months) [Ref. B/R/1225/09]


The appointee will report to the Office, and the main duties include to:

  1. Assist in planning and logistics support for activities and events; 
  2. Manage a portfolio of Intellectual Property (IP) relating to emerging technologies;
  3. Render guidance and work closely with inventors on patent filing strategy and patent prosecution approaches to maximise the scope of each patent;
  4. Assess commercialisation potential and viability throughout the life of each patent;
  5. Work with inventors to develop commercialisation pathways of their research/patent, which may include collaborations for further development to eventually out-license to established companies, or to create a spin-off; and
  6. Perform any other duties as assigned.


Occasional travels to the Mainland may be required.


  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Science/Engineering/Life Science disciplines;
  2. A minimum of 5 years of IP management and commercialisation/licensing experience with proven track record;
  3. Strong industrial network and negotiation experience;
  4. Good organisational and communication skills;
  5. Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua);


Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.

(Those who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply.)

Salary and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

Information and Applicatioan

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.  Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basic until the position is filled.  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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