|Organization Name||Internal Audit|
|About University||Khalifa University of Science and Technology
Khalifa University is a world-class,research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards AbuDhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has three campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus, Masdar City Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter two housing the internationally renowned Masdar and Institute and Petroleum Institute, respectively.
|Brief Description||Auditor is responsible to conduct internal audit assignments in line with the approved Internal Audit work program.|
|Detailed Description|| • Encourage and support receiving of invention disclosures and work closely with inventors to assess discoveries.• Ensure compliance of the invention disclosure stage with university policies and office procedures. • Execute documented technology and market assessment, prior art search and intellectual property landscape to research discoveries.• Develop clear IP strategy to support patent claims drafting and IP filing and prosecution.• Build, manage and prioritize patent portfolios for commercialization purposes and activities.• Support and manage proof-of-concept projects with inventors to achieve project objectives in timely manner.• Execute marketing outreach plans and strategies to support technology licensing activities. • Generate technology marketing pieces as technology licensing opportunities in support of intellectual property commercialization. • Negotiate patent licensing deals utilizing global, university-industry best-practices through modeling and analysis of comparable transactions.• Structure and conclude various intellectual property agreements terms such as NDA, MTA, License Agreements and Inter-Institutional Agreements. • Support University endeavors on encouraging students in creation of startups, as well as, advising startup teams with their entrepreneurship activities.• Work closely with Khalifa Innovation Center in identifying promising startups and other technology commercialization activities.|
|Job Requirements||A Bachelor’s Degree in related field.Expats: A minimum 5 years of relevant experience.UAE Nationals: A minimum of 0-1 year of relevant experience|
|How To Apply||A complete application includes curriculum vitae, cover letter, photo and the names and contact information of three references.|