This is the CWL News and Funded Project News Archive. It draws an informative picture on which stories relevant to the creative industries were happening during the AHRC-funded period of Creativeworks London between 2012 and 2016.

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Job Opportunity: Commercialisation Executive at Queen Mary University of London

An experienced professional is sought to manage the commercialisation of research arising from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (H&SS), Queen Mary University of London. This is a new role working in the Technology, Engineering and Creative (TEC) team of Queen Mary Innovation (QMI). As such, you will help develop the commercialisation plan for H&SS by undertaking audits and benchmarking against other Universities.

The position requires an understanding of intellectual property rights and an appreciation of the commercial models that are appropriate for this sector. You will have a practical knowledge of appropriate networks and sources of funding and you will be required to raise staff awareness of commercialisation by promotional activities and running training programmes. The position requires a relevant degree and the ideal candidate will have some experience of working with academics in an appropriate area. You will also have good project management and communications skills, be a proactive self-starter and have an appreciation of contract negotiation.

This full-time permanent post will be based in the QMI offices at our Mile End campus. The salary is in the region of £30k, dependent on experience. Benefits include 30 days of annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Further details and an application form can be found at:

The closing date for applications is 17 January 2016. Interviews are expected to be held shortly afterwards.

Department: Queen Mary Innovation Ltd
Salary: Salary will be in the region of £30,000 pa
Reference: QMUL7541
Date posted: 30-Nov-2015
Closing date: 17-Jan-2016

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Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.