Position Title Commercialization Fellow
Vacancy ID PDS003110
Department IEED - Office Tech Commercial - 201401
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Salary Range $50,000 - $52,000
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
Proposed Start Date 06/21/2021
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months
Posting Open Date 06/07/2021
Posting Close Date 06/20/2021
Open Until Filled No
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
THIS POSTING IS FOR TWO POSTDOC POSITIONS. BY APPLYING TO THIS POSTING, YOU
ARE APPLYING FOR BOTH POSITIONS. Fellowship position in technology transfer
with emphasis on management and commercialization of university intellectual
property. Opportunity to gain significant experience assessing new
technologies, creating marketing summaries, actively marketing technologies,
negotiating license agreements, and interacting directly with university
researchers. One year program with option for an additional year contingent
upon funding and meeting performance criteria. Reports to Director of
Technology Commercialization, Office of Commercialization and Economic
Development in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Innovation,
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. This is an ideal position for a
recent PhD graduate or post-doc who wants to transition from the laboratory to
a business-focused role in technology transfer.
PhD in life or health-science related field.
Qualifications and Experience
This position requires:
- The ability to understand a wide range of science and technology within the
medical device, diagnostic and life science fields.
- A strong team oriented focus.
- The ability to work independently and set work priorities with minimal
supervision over regular work activities.
- Strong project management skills, with an acute attention to detail and
ability to organize and communicate complex information.
- The ability to establish and manage many projects and relationships
simultaneously across a broad range of technologies and markets.
- Excellent oral and written communication.
- The ability to build rapport and trust with faculty and colleagues.
- The ability to interact with both academic scientists and business
executives and also demonstrate familiarity with intellectual property
licensing and technology commercialization in industry or academic setting.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national
origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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