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TECHNOLOGY LICENSING ASSOCIATE , Office of Strategic Alliances and Technology Transfer (OSATT)-Technology Licensing Office (TLO) , to support the physical sciences technology portfolio. Will administer existing intellectual property (IP) agreements, working with and under the direction of technology licensing officers. Responsibilities include serving as a liaison to and communicating with a variety of internal/external constituencies on invention disclosures, licensing activities, finances associated with IP agreements, and patent prosecution and maintenance matters; participating in licensing negotiations with industrial parties and drafting basic agreement clauses and amendments for review by the licensing officers; and negotiating and drafting joint invention administration agreements, material transfer agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and letters for review by officers. Will also handle administrative aspects of a licensing officer's IP portfolio, including financial reviews, docketing important deadlines, supporting revenue distributions and entering information into a database management system, keeping internal records associated with agreements current, and generating reports. May support technical marketing and act as a resource for the MIT community about technology commercialization process.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : B.S. in a physical science (physics) or engineering; one year of related experience; excellent priority management, proofreading, and written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate complex issues clearly and succinctly; self-motivation; ability to manage many parallel tasks/responsibilities despite interruptions; and comfort with ambiguity and an interest in clarifying and simplifying complexity. Seek a results-focused, detail-oriented person who enjoys working independently and thrives in a demanding, fast-paced, strategic, and collaborative setting that that encourages critical thinking. Those with technical writing and editing experience are encouraged to apply. PREFERRED : interest in intellectual property and technology transfer, and professional experience in a business/office environment. Job #18554-7
Internal Number: 18554
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