Boston College Introduction: Boston College is a leading national Jesuit, Catholic university, enrolling 9,000 undergraduates and 4,900 graduate and professional students. Located six miles from downtown Boston, the University has 760 full-time faculty, 2,500 employees, an operating budget of $845 million, and an endowment of $1.9 billion.
Position Details: Department: 051421 - Technology Transfer & Licensng
Position: 00011372 - Director, Technology Transfer & Licensing
Grade or Band: 4TH
Job Description: The primary functions of this position include contacting and working with faculty in identifying inventions, evaluating invention disclosures with regard to invention patentability and marketability, working with external patent counsel in the preparation of patent applications, seeking potential licensees and negotiating licenses, participating actively in start-up opportunities, collaborating with ORIC in creating educational programs and publications (including the intellectual property website), managing all aspects of license income, submitting all required reports to external sponsors, managing all aspects related to the payment of legal expenses and payments to inventors and maintaining accurate databases from which reports are derived.
*Bachelors degree is required.
*A working knowledge of negotiation techniques, the Bayh-Dole Act, federal agency regulations is required.
*A working knowledge of Windows personal computers, including MS Word, MS Excel, Access, Powerpoint and Adobe Acrobat is needed.
*A working knowledge of the PeopleSoft accounting system will be developed.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills and a service-oriented attitude are essential.
*No specific certification, licensures, or registrations are required
*Five years’ experience in intellectual property management is strongly preferred.
*An advanced degree in natural science and/or law is strongly preferred.
Closing Statement: Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
In order to be considered as an official applicant, please note that it is necessary to apply directly online at our site: www.bc.edu/bcjobs.
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Posted By: Elynor Moss
Friday, April 27th 2012 at 1:49PM