Licensing Associate - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(500449)

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Detailed Job Description

The Licensing Associate in the Office of Technology Transfer will assist in the management of all aspects of the University's intellectual property. Duties include assisting in the preparation of invention disclosures, initial patentability searches, demonstrating proof of concept, and determining marketability of technologies. The Licensing Associate must maintain currency of knowledge with respect to state-of-the-art technology, and patent law, and technology transfer as well as be able to work collegially with faculty, staff, and students in making technology assessments and alternatives requiring the exercise of judgment. This position will work closely with the Director of Technology Transfer in invention-stimulating efforts in faculty disclosures, training, and education.

Additional Department Summary:

The Licensing Associate in the Office of Technology Transfer will assist in the management of all aspects of the University's intellectual property. Duties include managing the invention disclosure process from initial disclosure to the generation of triage reports, determination of potential licensees for protected technologies, generation of marketing materials, and maintenance of web presence to include but not limited to website, social media and content marketing. The Licensing Associate must maintain currency of knowledge with respect to state-of-the-art technology, and patent law, and technology transfer as well as be able to work collegially with faculty, staff, and students in making technology assessments and alternatives requiring the exercise of judgment. This position will work closely with the Director of Technology Transfer in invention-stimulating efforts in faculty, staff and student disclosures, training and education.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher in the physical or life sciences, business, technology management, or law and some work experience in physical or life sciences, business, technology management, or law in either a University and/or industrial setting which required strong team and collegial working relationships. Extensive experience in scientific research related to the field of expertise; direct participation in the development, writing, and presentation of abstracts, manuscripts, invention disclosures, patents, and presentations as part of a research team; demonstrated ability to utilize advanced methods, techniques, and procedures in the performance/understanding of research involving complex ideas.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Valid U.S. Driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier. 60 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 50918.40 Midpoint - $ 73839.96

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Technology Transfer
  • Licensing Associate
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Legal Affairs
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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