Dean of Research & Development (DORD) Office

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2022/282

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Project Manager for the office of the Dean of Research and Development, IIT Kanpur on a purely temporary and contractual basis for a period of one year. The period may be extended based on requirements.

Number of Positions: 1 (one)

Qualifications & Essential Experience:

  • Post Graduate (MBA) + 1 Year of relevant experience


  • Understanding of technology licensing and Intellectual Property management issues in an academic Institution.
  • Evaluate invention disclosures and commercial potential of the developed technology.
  • Good understanding of strategies for technology licensing, revenue distribution to inventors, and Entrepreneurship nuances.
  • Scouting Industry partners for technology transfer, organise technology demonstrations and provide assistance.
  • Good communication skills for communicating technology details to industry partners.
  • Effective content writing skills to disseminate & promote the technologies on social media platforms.
  • Identifying and executing strategies for technology licensing.
  • Negotiating with licensees for NDAs and contracts, in consultation with legal experts.
  • Supporting post-licensing activities, royalty follow-ups & licence renewals.
  • Computer proficiency with good knowledge of MS Office & Good record/file management skills.
  • Able to prepare technology briefs and white papers on the latest inventions.
  • Candidates having more than 6 months of experience in Technology Transfer & Licensing, in a reputed organization like IITs, NITs or IISERs will be preferred.

Duration: Initially for one year and extendable on the basis of performance.

Salary: In the range Rs. 13200 – 1100 – 33000

Selection Procedure: The selection may be based on Zoom/VC online interview or in person interview. The shortlisted candidate will be informed with an email about the date of the interview. Interested candidates may apply through email with an updated CV / Resume giving full details of qualification, and experience, along with scanned copies of relevant certificates by December 28, 2022. No hard copies of applications will be accepted.

Note: Please use the following subject line in the e-mail Application for "Assistant Project Manager…………….. "(Your name in the blank space). It is mandatory to mention your mobile number in the application. Application (Soft Copy) must be sent to the following email address along with the filled Bio-data form (click here to download).

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Prof. A. R. Harish
Dean, Research & Development
IIT Kanpur