MD Anderson Cancer Center Technology Commercialization Analyst in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings. It is one of only 47 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The primary purpose of the Technology Analyst is to facilitate the disclosure of new inventions and will advise inventors on additional research they could perform to maximize the commercial value of their inventions.

Ideal candidate will have PhD. degree with experience in Oncology field and Technology Transfer, Licensing and/or Intellectual property.

Salary Range: Min $78,800 - Mid $98,500 - Max $118,200

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Technology Assessment Evaluate all new invention disclosures for patentability and market potential

IP Strategy Provide guidance and advice to inventors regarding patentable claims and research activities that would lead to commercially valuable patents

Licensing Prepare, negotiate and close license agreements with licensees.

Marketing Identify and contact companies that may be interested in licensing new inventions.nvention, potential markets, and applications of invention or products).

Faculty Contact Respond to and initiate contacts with faculty regarding their inventions and new ideas for inventions

Faculty Assistance Provide assistance to inventors in completing Invention Disclosure Reports, reviewing lab notes for support documentation, reviewing inventor's public disclosure plans and identifying alternatives, if available.

Faculty Education Provide assistance to inventors by explaining the patent application and prosecution process.

Education

Required: Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, Marketing, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or related degree.

Preferred: PhD.

Experience

Required: Five years of experience in intellectual property, technology transfer, biotechnology industry, commercialization process or related. With preferred Master's degree, three years of required experience. With preferred PhD, one year of required experience.

Preferred: Experience in Oncology and Technology Transfer, Licensing and/or Intellectual property.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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