Position in Knowledge Valorization Officer
Eindhoven University of Technology School of Electrical Engineering

Job Title: Position in Knowledge Valorization Officer 
Faculty: Electrical Engineering

Closing date: 07/07/2019

Vacancy nummer: V36.3932


Company profile:

Eindhoven University of Technology (https://www.tue.nl/en/) is one of Europe's top technological universities, situated at the heart of a most innovative high-tech region. Thanks to a wealth of collaborations with industry and academic institutes, TU/e's research has real-world impact. In 2018, TU/e was ranked 1st in the CWTS Leiden ranking on collaboration with industry and 99th in the QS ranking. TU/e has around 3,000 employees and 2,300 PhD students (half of which international, representing about 70 nationalities). Through excellent teaching and research we contribute to progress in the technical sciences, to the development of technological innovations, and as a result to the growth of prosperity and welfare in the region and beyond.


Job Overview:


Knowledge Valorization Officer interlinks the high-level knowledge, skills, and talent with the photonics industry to enable effective technology exploitation. The successful applicant will be specifically engaged in the new European Manufacturing Pilot Lines coordinated by TU/e. InPulse focusses on expanding the uptake of indium phosphide photonic integrated circuit technology. OIP4NWE is the Open-Innovation Photonics pilot for North West Europe and developes next generation manufacturing methods. Both projects enable increased technology maturity and makes the technology readily available to businesses.


Responsibilities and Duties:

Manage and document customer relationships by providing access to foundry-produced photonic integrated circuits including shared-access, multi-project wafer runs (MPW): assist customers with inquiries, updates on delivery dates, product availability and pricing.
Analyze customer satisfaction and translate customer feedback into actions to improve business processes
Organize educational training programs and develop new industrial formats of training
Increase Pilot lines awareness by means of industry-oriented events, media, information dissemination workshops
Contribute to the development of synergies across pilot line initiatives, connecting businesses with the most appropriate services.
Expand the existing Ecosystem to new customers and new application sectors.


Bachelor or Master in Marketing, Communications or related field.
Experience in developing and implementing communications strategies and developing communications materials
Experience in tracking relevant KPIs (e.g. customer satisfaction)
A customer-oriented and results-driven mentality, with a bias for speed and action
Demonstrated ability to independently solve problems and to work effectively in a team environment with business developers and technologists
Technical background and affinity is a strong plus
Excellent oral presentation, communication, planning and organizational skills.
Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English

Conditions of employment:

We offer a challenging job at a dynamic and ambitious university through a fixed-term appointment for a period of two years which may be extendible. As an employee of the university you will receive a competitive salary as well as excellent employment conditions (salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities)

The university offers an attractive package of fringe benefits such as excellent technical infrastructure, savings schemes, and excellent sports facilities.

More information on employment conditions can be found here: https://www.tue.nl/en/working-at-tue/why-


For more information about the vacancy please contact Paul Hulsen, HR Advisor, p.h.w.hulsen[at]tue.nl .



Interested candidates are encouraged to apply using the 'apply now'-button. You should upload the following:

A detailed curriculum vitae
A letter of motivation and portfolio with relevant work.
Contact information of two references.
Copies of diplomas
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