Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
TECHNOLOGY LICENSING OFFICER, PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING, Technology Licensing Office (TLO), to work with MIT's brightest scientists and engineers in advancing the development of groundbreaking technologies by fostering strategic relationships with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and industry partners. Responsibilities include assessing commercial potential of new technologies, managing a broad intellectual property portfolio, developing and implementing strategies for the marketing and licensing of technologies to commercialization partners, and negotiating license and collaborative research agreements. This position embodies a unique overlap of technology, business, and law as you represent MIT in the Boston/Cambridge entrepreneurial ecosystem in the heart of Kendall Square.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree (advanced degree strongly preferred) in physical sciences or engineering; research experience; a minimum of seven years' relevant experience involving technology development and commercialization or business development; strong acumen in the optics, communications, or laser industries; ability to interact with a wide range of people including faculty, students, industry executives, entrepreneurs, attorneys, and venture capitalists; exceptional oral and written communication skills, fluency in English, and talent for negotiation; ability to diagnose complex business, interpersonal, and interorganizational issues and deal with ambiguity. Seek a highly motivated self-starter who can juggle many assignments at once. Job #15131-R
Must be a U.S. citizen.
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