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Technology Development Manager

DATE POSTED:2014-02-10
POSITION TITLE:Technology Development Manager
CATEGORY:Professional
PERSONNEL STATUS:Exempt, Full-time, Regular
DEPARTMENT:Office of Technology Development (OTD)
CLOSING DATE:2014-03-03
RESPONSIBILITIES:The incumbent will be responsible for commercializing inventions made as a result of the research conducted at UMBC. Specific duties includes: evaluating invention disclosures for patentability and commercial potential; making recommendations regarding the filing of patent applications; securing intellectual property protection by filing provisional applications and working with outside counsel to file and maintain utility for selected disclosures; marketing intellectual property to find companies interested in taking a license; negotiating license agreements and other technology commercialization activity; developing business plans and other commercialization strategies for UMBC inventions; advising faculty, students, and staff on intellectual property matters; educating faculty about the technology transfer process; working to ensure compliance with research agreements, federal guidelines, and other obligations that UMBC has with respect to inventions created as part of UMBCís research enterprise; and performing other duties as assigned by the Director of OTD.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Experience: Requires a Bachelorís degree in engineering, computer sciences and one year of experience in commercialization of physical/information science technology. Previous university-based experience in licensing or business development or similar experience in an industry, government or academic setting strongly desired. Working knowledge of federal and state laws regarding intellectual property and technology transfer process preferred.
SALARY:Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
APPLICATION:For best consideration, submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and contact information for three professional references by March 3, 2014 (resumes will be accepted until filled) to: Wendy Martin, Director, UMBC, Office of Technology Development, 5523 Research Park Drive, Suite 310, Baltimore, MD 21228, Email: wmartin@umbc.edu




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