Career Opportunities

The MIT Technology Licensing Office mission is to move innovations and discoveries from the lab to the marketplace for the benefit of the public and to amplify MIT's global impact. We cultivate an inclusive environment of scientific and entrepreneurial excellence and bridge connections from MIT's research community to industry and startups by strategically evaluating, protecting, and licensing technology.

If you want an exciting career that will allow you to have a direct impact on the transfer of MIT technology, please consider our current openings. Please direct all inquiries and applications for any open positions to the MIT job portal and note where you learned about the job ( 

Technology Licensing Officer - Physical Sciences and Engineering #18720

TECHNOLOGY LICENSING OFFICER, PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING, Office of Strategic Alliances and Technology Transfer (OSATT)-Technology Licensing Office (TLO), to represent MIT in the Boston/Cambridge entrepreneurial ecosystem in the heart of Kendall Square.  Will work with MIT’s brightest scientists and engineers to advance the development of groundbreaking technologies by fostering strategic relationships with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and industry partners.  Responsibilities include assessing commercial potential of new technologies, managing a broad intellectualproperty portfolio, developing and implementing strategies for the marketing and licensing of technologies to commercialization partners, and negotiating license and collaborative research agreements.


Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree strongly preferred) in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or other engineering discipline that includes research experience; at least seven years’ relevant experience involving technology development and commercialization or business development (preferably in the field of technology transfer); strong acumen in the chemical and materials industries; ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals, including faculty, students, industry executives, entrepreneurs, attorneys, and investors; excellent negotiation and oral and written communication skills; and fluency in English. Must be adept at reading complex research and license agreements; diagnosing complex business, interpersonal, and interorganizational issues; dealing with ambiguity; and multitasking.

Please apply to the position using job #18720 through the MIT career portal at May 14, 2020