Commercialisation Associate -

Social & Behavioural Sciences

St Lucia, Brisbane - Queensland, Australia

Are you UniQuest's next dealmaker?

Join Australia's leading university-based commercialisation company

Apply your health/behavioural science/digital technology expertise and commercial aptitude to create change

Transform quality intellectual property into global impact

Are you excited by discovery and early stage technologies?

Do you have a drive for doing deals that solve real world problems?

Are you looking to thrive in a collaborative, supportive team environment?

UniQuest is Australia’s leading university-based commercialisation company, managing the intellectual property (IP) of The University of Queensland (UQ).  Working at the interface between industry and researchers, UniQuest identifies, protects, manages and commercialises UQ’s IP, creating impact from the outcomes of research.

Our track record includes the licensing of Australia’s blockbuster vaccine Gardasil®, and the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program® – one of the most effective evidence-based parenting programs in the world, reaching over 4 million children and their families in more than 25 countries.

 Join UniQuest as a Commercialisation Associate in the Social and Behavioural Sciences team, and you will:

  • Identify and champion new, commercially-valuable intellectual property which transforms the way global communities tackle challenges in diverse sectors such as mental health, education, and ageing;
  • Prepare and qualify preliminary due diligence evaluations and robust commercialisation plans, leveraging a supported and proven framework;
  • Support business development and deal activities;
  • Learn and benefit from your industry-experienced colleagues.

You will build and maintain strong relationships with world-class researchers and commercialise intellectual property from a wide range of UQ’s faculties, institutes and schools, including the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, as well as School of ITEE and Faculty of Medicine.

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Applications close COB Monday, 20 September 2021

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