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Technology Commercialization Associate/Technology Commercialization Senior Associate

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Technology Commercialization Associate/Technology Commercialization Senior Associate-1800865

The Center for Biotechnology invites applications for the Technology Commercialization Associate/ Technology Commercialization Senior Associate positions. The Associate or Senior Associate level will be determined based on the extent of the candidate’s combined required and preferred qualifications.

Technology Commercialization Associate

Required Qualifications: (evidenced by an attached resume)

Bachelor's degree in a related field such as Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Law, Business, or Technology Management. Two (2) years of related full-time experience in technology development and assessment, business related activities (finance, marketing, business development, etc) or advanced research related/laboratory activities. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Familiarity with database search tools and management.

* Due to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, the candidate hired will need to be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or other "protected individual" (as defined by 8 U.S.C. Sec. 1324b(a)(3)

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD, JD, MBA, MS or MA. Experience in a bio- technology development, commercialization, business development or investment environment. Experience with life sciences start-up companies. Knowledge and understanding of private equity community, technology management and/or due diligence process. Direct experience with the bioscience industries. Completion of Fundamentals of the Bioscience Industry Certificate Program or similar training.

Technology Commercialization Senior Associate

Required Qualifications: (evidenced by an attached resume)

Bachelor's degree in a related field such as Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Law, Business. or Technology Management. Five (5) years of related full-time experience in technology development and assessment, business related activities (finance, marketing, business development, etc) or advanced research related/laboratory activities. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Familiarity with database search tools and management. Project management experience. Experience mentoring or supervising students or staff. Experience providing commercialization services. Knowledge of due diligence process.

* Due to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, the candidate hired will need to be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or other "protected individual" (as defined by 8 U.S.C. Sec. 1324b(a)(3)

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD, JD, MBA, MS or MA. Experience in a bio- technology development, commercialization, business development or investment environment. Experience with life sciences start-up companies. Knowledge and understanding of private equity community, technology management and/or due diligence process. Direct experience with the bioscience industries. Completion of Fundamentals of the Bioscience Industry Certificate Program or similar training. Additional years of related full-time experience in technology development and assessment, business related activities (finance, marketing, business development, etc) or advanced research related/laboratory activities. Experience in early-stage commercialization of biomedical innovations in an academic, commercial or investment environment. Experience in client development and management.

Brief Description of Duties:

Work with the Assistant Director for Business Development to develop and implement strategic consulting, business development and technology commercialization services on behalf of bioscience companies throughout Long Island and New York State. Responsibilities include active participation in the management and implementation of the Center's BioVenture CATalyst program, with specific emphasis on the Innovation Boot-Camp, BioStrategy Sessions, Technology Commercialization, BioEntrepreneur-in-Residence Program, and Life Sciences Summit. Responsibilities include conducting due diligence on emerging technologies and companies (intellectual property, market assessments, and competitive landscape, regulatory, reimbursement) to help guide funding and investment decisions.

The incumbent must have very strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills. The incumbent must have the ability to take initiative and drive projects; clearly convey project details through oral, written and power point means to both peers and upper management; and interact with, and present to, clients in a professional and effective manner. Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving. Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make effective decisions. Experience building consensus and positive relationships based on trust, predictability, and communication. Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.

In addition, the Technology Commercialization Senior Associate position will also be expected to add strategic insight in developing and implementing consulting, business development and technology commercialization services on behalf of bioscience companies and the Long Island Biotechnology Hub partner institutions.

Primary Duties:

  • Management of Client projects and portfolios: Management of technology commercialization teams that conduct business, technical and intellectual property research to answer questions and provide guidance and advice to start-up client companies.
  • Through the use of market research, due diligence work, technology research, and on-line research the incumbent is responsible for evaluating technologies in terms of science, market and regulatory pathways.
  • Support of Center outreach activities, including the identification of potential commercialization clients and companies interested in participating in events, such as the Life Sciences Summit, Fundamentals, and Bootcamp.
  • Preparing reports and quantitative documentation of Client interactions.
  • Soliciting impact statements from clients.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned.

Additional primary duties for the Technology Commercialization Senior Associate position will also include:

  • Manage activities associated with the Center of Biotechnology and the Long Island BiotechnologyHub outreach, including the identification of potential commercialization clients and companies interested in participating in events, such as the Life Sciences Summit, Fundamentals, and Bootcamp. Coordinate with members of technology commercialization offices in partnering institutions on collaborating programs.
  • Manage technology and business development projects.
  • Review reports and quantitative documentation of client interactions
  • Mentor clients and students as needed to set them on the path of success in the areas of business and technology development, and knowledge of technology commercialization
  • Independently conduct and lead meetings with clients as needed.
  • Attend seminars/conferences for professional development in technology commercialization as required.

Special Notes: The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

** The position is a one year temporary appointment with the ability to reappoint based upon the availability of funding.

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Official Job Title: Senior Research Support Specialist
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Center for Biotechnology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am-5:00pmCenter for Biotechnology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: May 1, 2018
Posting End Date: May 15, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: $51,500-$66,500, commensurate with experience and level of position
Salary Grade: E79

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Posted: 5/17/2018
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