Fargo, ND, United States
Position Information FTE: 1.0 Benefits Eligibility: Benefited - includes retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance Search by Group: Professional Division: Research and Creative Activity Position Summary Information Position Description: Handle a substantial portfolio of technologies and intellectual property (IP) including chemistry and materials, engineering and computer science, and other technologies and be responsible for fully evaluating disclosed technologies for patent potential, marketing and licensing. - Market the portfolio of new/existing and unlicensed inventions to industry, including preparing marketing materials, identifying industry clients and aggressively marketing to those clients. - Draft and negotiate intellectual property agreements (licenses, options, some material transfer agreements, some confidentiality agreements), and other technology transfer related agreements. - Manage, monitor and ensure compliance and maintain assigned portfolios. - Assist NDSU Research Foundation Executive Director and NDSU Technology Transfer Director with technology transfer activities. - Work as a team player with other staff, faculty, students, industry executives and other constituents. Minimum Qualifications: u2022B.S. degree in Chemistry, Materials, Engineering or other technical field u2022Five years of relevant technology based industry and/or university intellectual property and product development commercialization/licensing experience u2022Excellent computer skills u2022Demonstrated ability to understand and communicate technology based, industry or other market, business or technical information effectively with faculty/inventors, industry, and patent and/or other counsel u2022Demonstrated ability to negotiate in technology transfer, including marketing of technologies and negotiation of licenses u2022Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills u2022Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member Preferred Qualifications: u2022Advanced science degree and/or MBA u2022Seven years of relevant experience in university-industry collaborations, technology transfer and licensing u2022Knowledge and/or experience in intellectual property and patent prosecution u2022Experience in research, market research, and product development u2022Five years of relevant knowledge and/or experience in commercialization of emerging technologies or technology acquisition u2022Patent agent experience Physical Demands: Open Until Filled: Yes Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must include names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses (if applicable) of three professional references. Required documents: Resume or CV, Cover Letter, Deal Sheet. Special Conditions: No Smoking Notice: As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. u00a7 23-12-10. EO/AA Statement: **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Veteranu2019s Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteranu2019s Preference requirements.