Indian Institute of Science (IISc) invites applications for the position of Technology Manager

Job Description:

The manager’s responsibilities will include the following:

  • Evaluate the patentability of disclosures submitted to IPTeL in conjunction with chair IP.
  • Oversee IP management and IPTeL office management.
  • Mine IP within IISc and market IISc IP to industries through suitable platforms.
  • Identify licensing opportunities and negotiate licensing agreements with industry.
  • Submit proposals to GOI on IISc’s behalf to fund bridging of the TRL gap between current IP and industry needs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or basic sciences.


  • 3 years of experience in IP and technology transfer management in industry, academia or government institutions.
  • a track record in licensing academic IP to the industry will be given preference


  • Not exceeding 40 years as on 31.03.2020. Relaxation in age is applicable for the applicants from SC/ST/OBC and PH categories as per norms. Age can also be relaxed at the discretion of the Institute for the candidates with experience and merit.

Mode of Selection:

  • The selection of the candidates will be on the basis of their CV and performance in an interview conducted at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Soft copy of the application in the given format along with the latest CV should be sent by electronic mail to with a copy to
  • In the e-mail subject line, please include the phrase, ” Application for the post of Technology Manager-IP”. Kindly do not send hard copies of your application.
  • However, the candidates called for Interview should come along with the signed hard copy of the application with all relevant enclosures. For international candidates, an online interview could be requested in the cover letter. In such cases, a hard copy of relevant enclosures will have to be mailed prior to the date of the interview.
  • The last date for receiving the applications is 31 March 2020.

Interested candidates can read the full notification before applying for the job.

Established in 1909, IISc is India’s leading institution of advanced education and research in the sciences and in engineering. From its beginnings, IISc has laid equal emphasis on fundamental investigations and the solution of practical problems in such a setting.

IISc’s reputation and preeminence ensure that it attracts the best of young faculty members trained in the best laboratories around the world. Our faculty, numbering around 500, carries out research across 42 departments in most areas of the basic and applied sciences, publishing vigorously in premier journa

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