ASSIST DIR,Life Sciences, Ofc of Licensing & Ventures

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jul 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



ASSIST DIR,Life Sciences, Ofc of Licensing & Ventures
CVD-LICENSING & VENTURES

Occupational Summary

Assist in directing and facilitating the development, commercialization and transfer to practical uses of technologies and inventions originating primarily in the University's School of Medicine in a manner consistent with University policies and values; provide oversight to all University functions, activities and units that participate in the technology transfer process for life sciences inventions.

Work Performed

Encourage and evaluate life sciences technology disclosures for patentability and licensing potential.

Create marketing and licensing strategies that maximize life sciences technology commercialization potential.

Market life sciences technologies to potential licensees.

Oversee the filing and management of patent applications.

Negotiate, draft, and implement license, option, non-disclosure, and other technology agreements under the supervision of the Executive Director.

Work with other members of the OLV team to further the goals and objectives of technology transfer at the University.

Manage ongoing relationship with licensees and license compliance.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.



Requisition Number
401300636

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1749 ASSIST DIR, OFC OF LICENSING & VENTURES

Job Family Level
92

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires a Bachelor's degree in engineering, life or physical sciences or related field; MBA or advanced degree desired.

Experience

Work requires five years of experience in successfully commercializing technology in an academic technology transfer office or in industry. Candidates who possess an advanced degree, which exceeds the degree minimum requirement, may count the additional education obtained from the degree completion towards the minimum work experience qualifications.

Preferences:

Bachelor's degree in life sciences required.

Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) certification preferred;

Knowledge of and/or experience in a hard science (highly preferred);

Excellent interpersonal skills;

Written and verbal communication skills;

Ability to interact effectively in both academic and corporate cultures;

Ability to interact with scientists, research sponsors, industry representatives and patent attorneys;

Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; to work under pressure with tight deadlines;

Business experience in negotiations, contracts, and new technology commercialization;

Highly self-motivated professional with exceptional sales, marketing and negotiating skills;

Experience in evaluating the commercial potential of early stage technology, and to effectively communicate the commercialization vision;

Detail oriented with ability to work on multiple projects at the same time;

Knowledge of intellectual property law and licensing practices;

High degree of energy and enthusiasm.

Auto req ID

92237BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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