At Boston Children's Hospital, the quality of our care - and our inclusive hospital working environment - lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we're committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.
Works with Children's research and clinical faculty to assess and market innovations arising from their research; negotiates the transfer of Children's innovations technology to corporate partners for product development. Manages portfolio of intellectual property and works with outside patent counsel; makes considered investments in BCH patents/patent applications. Negotiates industrial sponsored research projects. Communicates effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Prioritizes multiple competing projects with support from management. Responsibilities:
Technology Management: Receives, processes and organizes innovations from multiple departments/programs at BCH. Analyzes research support; discerns consequences to innovations of such support.
Disclosure Evaluation: Assesses commercial potential of a technology and conducts a standard evaluation focused on: strength of IP, stage of technology, market potential and other tangible/intangible attributes.
Patent Management: Works with outside patent counsel and coordinates activities with internal Operations Group on a portfolio of patents/patent applications; with assistance from senior management, communicates IP issues to Department Chiefs and researches in a convincing manner, leading to go/no go decisions in order to be a good steward of BCH resources.
Managing Faculty Relationships / Ambassadorship: Provides excellent service to faculty and represents office effectively within hospital, with support from supervisor.
Intellectual Property and Deal Valuation: With support from supervisor, evaluates relative value of intellectual property and to value such intellectual property in transactions with corporate partners.
Agreements: Negotiates, drafts and manages simple agreements (NDAs, MoUs, IIAs); communicates issues to researchers and third parties; negotiates these agreements with minimal supervision; works closely and cooperatively with TIDO's Contracts Group.
Complex Agreements: Develops business strategy and negotiating terms for Term Sheets, Options, Sponsored Research Agreements and Non-exclusive and Exclusive Licenses with close supervision by senior management; works closely and cooperatively with TIDO's Contracts Group.
Stakeholder Management: Communicates professionally and works in an environment with multiple stakeholders. Manages complex situations with support from senior management.
Start-Up Companies: Under supervision by senior management, manages complex relationships, both internal and external, as it relates to faculty-initiated start-up companies; works with Conflict of Interest Officer, Office of General Counsel and other relevant groups at BCH; has basic understanding of equity-based licenses.
Bachelors in Life Sciences, Engineering, Business or Law.
1 year of equivalent relevant experience required in scientific/technology evaluation, business development/marketing, patent examination or similar.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs. Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 3072466
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.