Technology Commercialization Fellow
| University of Minnesota|
|life insurance, paid holidays|
United States, Minnesota, Saint Paul
|November 05, 2023|
Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin
About the Job
Tech Comm offers a unique opportunity for those with an advanced degree who are interested in technology commercialization, intellectual property and business development to gain valuable experience in technology transfer, marketing and licensing. The Technology Commercialization Fellow will work closely with Technology Portfolio Managers, Technology Licensing Officers and Corporate Research Partnerships team to evaluate, market and license technologies as well as facilitate corporate research partnerships. The position will gain experience in all aspects of technology transfer. The position will provide tuition benefits and the flexibility to pursue an MBA, if of interest while working full-time. The position is a 12-month appointment, annually renewable for a maximum of three years.
* Meet with inventors to discuss their research and potential inventions
* Maintain marketing and licensing website.
* Assist with the execution and management of licenses or other related agreements.
Corporate Research Partnerships
* Identify faculty, researchers, technologies, and startups that align with company interests.
Other Duties as Assigned
Similar to others in the Licensing, Strategy and Venture groups, the Technology Commercialization Fellow may be requested or volunteer to be involved in other projects or temporary assignments. Examples include but are not limited to:
* Participate in technology project teams and support of technology commercialization programs (e.g. MnBridge gap funding)
Salary Range: $55,000 - $60,000
This position has the flexibility to work up to four days remotely with one day in the office per week after the training period (Profile 3). You may also be required to attend on-site meetings and events. The Technology Commercialization office management retains the right to modify flexible work arrangement agreements on a temporary or permanent basis for any reason at any time.
* Graduate or professional degree (PhD, DDS, DVM, MD, JD or equivalent)
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
About the Department
The Technology Commercialization Fellow position is part of the Technology Commercialization (Tech Comm) office at the University of Minnesota. We help University research move beyond the lab and into the marketplace. Our mission includes:
* Connecting researchers with companies
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Working at the University
At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.
The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
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How To Apply
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About the U of M
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.