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Technology Transfer Associate/Sr. Technology Transfer Associate, Research Office

Company: University of Delaware
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Technology Transfer Associate/Sr. Technology Transfer Associate, Research OfficeApply now ( Job no: 496482 College / VP Area:Research OfficeWork type: Staff Location: Newark Categories: Research & Laboratory, Full Time PAY GRADE:31E/32ECONTEXT OF THE JOB:A component mission of the Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships (OEIP) is to manage and market the Universitys knowledge-based assets for the social and economic benefit of the University and the State. The assets, which encompass faculty and staff, an extensive R&D capacity and capability, incubation and experimental facilities and a portfolio of intellectual property (IP), are marketed to the external corporate world, as individual IP licenses or more importantly as components of sustainable partnerships that include licenses, collaborative research agreements, research contracts, consultation agreements etc.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a portfolio of invention disclosures; assess patentability and commercial value; participate in the selection, recommendation, and initiation of appropriate action regarding future development or abandonment.
  • Participate in the negotiation and execution of business agreements that return value to the University; manage the administrative requirements, including: IIAs, NDAs, MTAs, licensing agreements, option agreements, milestone payments, etc.
  • Assist in the development of strategies, policies and procedures needed to attract private sector entities into relationships with the University
  • Market UDs knowledge-based assets to establish partnership opportunities with private sector entities.
  • Engage with private sector to expand networks, understand market trends, obtain feedback on technologies, and to promote UD research, faculty opportunities, and partnerships.
  • Proactively build and maintain productive relationships with faculty, students, and staff to
  • stimulate passion for innovation and entrepreneurship;
  • provide educational programs and outreach with regard to current processes and available resources
  • Contribute to the seamless integration of OEIP units, programs, and services.
  • Participate as a member of the Technology Transfer Management Committee.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelors degree in a science or engineering related field and five years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Effective organizational, interpersonal, analytical, verbal and written communications skills.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse constituents, e.g. the University community and potential external partners.
    • Familiarity with U.S. patent law (including procurement processes) and customary agreements used in technology transfer such as licensing agreements, NDAs, IIAs, option agreements, etc.
    • Experience with development, preparation, negotiation, review, and execution of a wide ranges of business contracts.
    • Experience with facilitating partnerships with private sector entities, and interacting with innovators/entrepreneurs.
    • Knowledge and appreciation of business concepts and requirements as applicable to a large academic, research institution.This position will remain open until filled.Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative ActionThe University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.Applications close: Back to search resultsApply now ( Refer a friend

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