Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking Technology Transfer Senior Associate to support the Technology Transfer Department located at the HJF Home Office in Bethesda, Maryland. The incumbent will also work closely with the Uniformed Services University (USU) located in Bethesda, Maryland.
The Technology Transfer Senior Associate supports agreement management, innovation opportunity identification, portfolio/project management, and development of collaboration and license opportunities for the USU-HJF Joint Office of Technology Transfer (JOTT). The Technology Transfer Senior Associate establishes a strong working relationship with USU and HJF researchers and leadership on technology transfer matters. The position is responsible for the management of technology transfer matters that include drafting, negotiation and execution of technology transfer agreements; managing technology development, licensing activities, education and outreach.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Minimum Education: Master’s degree in biomedical sciences or a related discipline. A Doctoral degree in biomedical sciences or a related discipline preferred. Tech transfer and commercialization experience with a legal or business background and experience in medical/life sciences may substitute for bioscience education.
Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 3 – 5 years of relevant experience. University or federal laboratory technology transfer experience; with research project management, patent process, or technology licensing exposure. Experience or exposure to drafting and negotiating technology transfer agreements; proven negotiation and communication skills and demonstrated experience in handling multiple tasks simultaneously. Experience with database software and internet searching; a working knowledge of Federal technology transfer legislation and policies is advantageous.
Work Environment: Office.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.