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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Technology Licensing Associate, Life Sciences in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Technology Licensing Associate, Life Sciences

  • Job Number: 20274

  • Functional Area: Technology

  • Department: OSATT-Technology Licensing Office

  • School Area: Office of Provost

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    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.

    Information on MIT’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be found at the bottom of this posting.

TECHNOLOGY LICENSING ASSOCIATE, Office of Strategic Alliances and Technology Transfer (OSATT)-Technology Licensing Office (TLO), to administer and maintain--under the supervision of technology licensing officers (TLOs)--licensing agreements and invention portfolios. General responsibilities will include drafting basic agreements (NDAs, IIAs), managing administrative aspects of intellectual property portfolios, relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders, and entering and maintaining license agreements and associated data into the office’s database management system. Will report directly to one or more TLOs and receive mentoring and training from both the TLOs and associate officers.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or biological engineering or a bachelor’s degree in a non-technical field with demonstrated scientific/technical experience; at least one year of relevant experience; knowledge of marketing strategies and patent work; excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills for effectively interacting with MIT faculty and students, departmental and administrative staff, lawyers, and corporate representatives; attention to detail; and excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. Seek a self-starter who is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and a high-volume workload in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment; evaluate issues and develop innovative solutions in a timely and accurate manner; clearly package, articulate, and deliver solutions to help meet a challenging variety of complex business, legal, interpersonal, and inter-organizational issues; collaborate and develop and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people; work independently; and exercise good judgment and discretion in the performance of all work assignments. Job #20274-7

All qualified applicants must confirm their U.S. citizenship or legal permanent resident status. 10/13/21