TECHNOLOGY LICENSING OFFICER, PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING, Technology Licensing Office (TLO), to represent MIT in the Boston/Cambridge entrepreneurial ecosystem in the heart of Kendall Square in a position that embodies a unique overlap of technology, business, and law. 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 intellectual property portfolio, developing and implementing strategies for the marketing and licensing of technologies to commercialization partners, and negotiating license and collaborative research agreements.
A bachelor’s degree (advanced degree strongly preferred) in physics or engineering, including research experience; a minimum of seven years’ relevant experience involving technology development and commercialization or business development; strong acumen in the optical or communications industries; ability to interact with a wide range of people including faculty, students, industry executives, entrepreneurs, attorneys, and venture capitalists; exceptional oral and written communication skills; fluency in English; a talent for negotiation; ability to diagnose complex business, interpersonal, and interorganizational issues and deal with ambiguity. Seek a highly motivated self-starter who can juggle many assignments at once.
Please apply to the position using job #17198 through the MIT career portal at http://careers.mit.edu. Posted April 8, 2019