DECEMBER 2013: Open position at IFAE: Technology Transfer Manager - Deadline 31 January 2014

Job Reference: IFAE-2013-SO-01
Publication date: 18-December-2013
Closing date: 31-January-2014

The Institut de Fisica d'Altes Energies (IFAE, see is looking for a highly qualified professional to start up its Technology Transfer program.

IFAE already has a strong engineering group designing and fabricating sophisticated research-oriented mechanical and electronic devices, as well as the necessary infrastructure. In addition, IFAE recently acquired state-of-the-art machinery dedicated to the fabrication of hybrid pixel detectors for applied physics and fundamental research.

 IFAE’s Technology Transfer Manager will carry out the following tasks:

  • After becoming familiar with IFAE’s engineering infrastructure and services, identifying applications in applied research and industrial fronts.
  • Developing a marketing strategy and oversee the global sales process.
  • Contacting outfits possibly interested in services that IFAE can provide.
  • Helping in seeking potential projects within the Horizon 2020 EU program.


  • Education:  Advanced degree in Industrial or Electronics Engineering, Applied Physics or similar.
  • At least three-years experience in Technology Transfer within the science and technology research domain.
  • Knowledge and contacts in the microelectronics area, particularly in ASIC development, packaging and assembling, will be highly appreciated.
  • Skills in disseminating information, advertising, and marketing.
  • Ability to work and communicate in a collaborative environment.
  • Language: excellent level of written and spoken English.
  • Availability for short trips in Spain and abroad.


IFAE wishes to fill this post as soon as possible. Applications should be submitted to Aquesta adreça electrònica s'està protegint contra robots de correu brossa. Necessites JavaScript habilitat per veure-la. no later than January 31, 2014, indicating clearly the Job Reference in the “Subject” field of the email. Nevertheless, applications will be accepted until the post is filled. Sending CVs to the above address implies consent to the legal warning at the bottom of the IFAE Home Page.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The initial contract will be for 3 years. Extensions and/or indefinite employment will be subject to mutual satisfaction.




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