[Elsnet-list] IP Manager Position @ CNGL, Ireland

Ríona Finn, CNGL Administrator Riona.Finn at dcu.ie
Wed Jul 30 16:23:08 CEST 2008

Intellectual Property Manager: Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL)
Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland  

CNGL is a DCU-led Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded Centre for Science
Engineering and Technology (Directed by Prof. Josef van Genabith). CNGL conducts
research on language technologies (machine translation, speech recognition/synthesis),
digital content management technologies (adaptive hypermedia, IE/IR), their
application in localisation workflows, and language technology-focused software
engineering.  CNGL is a €30M collaborative research centre that involves
collaboration between DCU, TCD, UCD, UL and industrial partners who include
world leaders in their respective fields.

Invent DCU is the commercialisation gateway for Dublin City University (DCU).
   Invent manages the protection and commercialisation of intellectual property
for DCU through technology transfer, licensing and the creation of spin-out

We wish to recruit an Intellectual Property Manager on a fixed term contract
basis with primary responsibility for managing the intellectual property
generated in the Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL). 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The IP Manager will report to the CEO of Invent. He/she will have primary
responsibility for the identification, capture, protection and commercialisation
of intellectual property arising from research activities within the CNGL
and related interdisciplinary research areas involving computer science.
 He/she will also work with other Invent staff and CNGL partners to develop
the full potential of IP through appropriate commercial and licensing mechanisms
in accordance with the formal IP arrangements agreed between the partners.

The IP Manager is a key post within Invent and CNGL and the successful candidate
will be expected to have the required breadth of education, relevant experience
and self confidence to have an immediate impact in a leading computer science
research centre by devising and implementing procedures and practices that
enhance the identification, assessment and protection of intellectual property.

The appointed person will have:
-	A post-graduate qualification in computer science, computational linguistics,
speech processing or a related discipline, (such as language technology,
machine translation, speech, IR/IE, localisation).

-	An understanding and appreciation of the IP issues arising in the context
of academic research and in particular computer software.

-	Ideally, some experience of intellectual property management, including
patenting, licensing and commercialisation gained in an industrial setting.

Salary Scale:   	Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and
Closing Date:  		31st  August 2008
To apply:         	Please mail a completed application form, CV and details
for three references to info at cngl.ie For informal discussions contact info at cngl.ie

			Application forms are available from: 
			Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9. 
			Tel: +353 (0)1 700 5149 
			Fax:  353 (0)1 700 5500 
			E-mail: hr.applications at dcu.ie

Invent DCU is an equal opportunities employer.

Ríona Finn - Administrator
Centre for Next Generation Localisation
Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)1 700 6707                
Fax: +353 (0)1 700 5442
Mob: +353 (0)87 623 4464
Web: http://www.cngl.ie               
Email: riona.finn at dcu.ie

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