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Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 07:04:21 +0100
From: "Humanist Discussion Group \(by way of Willard McCarty              <>\)" <willard-AT-LISTS.VILLAGE.VIRGINIA.EDU>
Subject: 22.107 job as Intellectual Property Manager, Dublin City University
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               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 107.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to:

         Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 07:01:34 +0100
         From: Willard McCarty <>
         Subject: job as Intellectual Property Manager, Dublin City University

Subject: Vacancy: Intellectual Property Manager, 
Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL)
From: Ríona Finn <>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 18:36:40 +0100

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

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), preferably to PhD level.

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

    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 experience.

Closing Date:     25th July 2008

To apply:         Please mail CV and details for three references to

For informal discussions contact <>

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
Email: <>


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