Technology Innovation Officer in Medical Technologies

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7080021 (Ref.No. EPSME1044)
Posted: June 18, 2021

Job Description

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, 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.

With a PhD (or close to completion) and a Masters or a Bachelor’s 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:

Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1 January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Mechanical Engineering
Section:  Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Due to funding restrictions, an appointment will not be made higher than £35,845 p.a.
Working Time:  37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Until 30 June 2022 (grant funding))
Release Date:  Thursday 17 June 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 04 July 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  EPSME1044

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


Apply Now

Please mention to the employer that you saw this ad on