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Technology Innovation Officer in Medical Technologies

Do you have a proven track record of progressing research in medical technologies towards clinical and commercial application? Do you have excellent project management skills? Are you keen to help drive forward the University’s ambitious plans for growth in this area?

The Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering has significant capabilities that support the development of new medical technologies and these are united under a single gateway - Medical Technologies at the University of Leeds.

Medical Technologies encompasses a portfolio of research and innovation programmes and projects: the Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre, MeDe Innovation (EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Medical Devices); Grow MedTech and Translate, hosted by the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering at Leeds. The programmes and their underpinning research have grown and sustained a critical mass of medical technologies research and innovation excellence. As a key member of this team, you will contribute towards shaping the strategic research direction of Medical Technologies to maximise research impact and external income.

Holding (or shortly to be awarded) both a PhD and a Bachelors or Masters degree in a medical technologies- relevant discipline, you will have experience of innovation and translating medical technologies research towards a commercial product.  Working with the Medical Technologies Innovation Team and reporting to the Senior Technology Innovation Manager, you will work with academics from the University of Leeds and universities across the UK to help shape the translation of their research into commercial products that will benefit patients.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Graeme Howling, IKC Technology Innovation Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0908 or email:

Further information

The Faculty of Engineering is proud to have been awarded the Athena Swan Silver Award from the Equality Challenge Unit, the national body that promotes equality in the higher education sector. Our equality and inclusion webpage provides more information.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering
School/Institute:  School of Mechanical Engineering
Section:  Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,199 to £39,609 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed-term until 30 June 2020 due to grant funding)
Release Date:  Wednesday 24 April 2019
Closing Date:  Wednesday 08 May 2019
Interview Date:  Friday 17 May 2019
Reference:  ENGME1198
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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