University of Utah Job Description
Manages intellectual property created at the University of Utah and assists in the management of the Technology Transfer operations for a specific area of development including Biomedical/Biotechnology Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering or Computer/Communications Technology.
Bachelor’s degree in a Life Science, Physical Science, Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field required with advanced degree or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) preferred. Five years full-time experience in industry, marketing or business development; and demonstrated effective communication and human relation skills required. Entrepreneurial, communication and interpersonal skills are critical for success in this position.
Work experience in an industrial field specific to area of assignment (Pharma, Biomedical/Biotechnology, Diagnostics, Physical Sciences, or Computer Industry) is strongly preferred.
Previous university administrative or research experience, or familiarity with the university environment preferred. Work experience in a university or industry technology transfer office preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
The incumbent has the authority to formulate and implement procedures regarding processes required to successfully achieve University technology transfer objectives. He/she may act independently in performing all essential functions and duties. The incumbent will supervise the work of a Licensing Associate and/or intern with an advanced degree, and one or more support staff.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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