The Licensing Associate is a time-limited, entry-level position created to provide an opportunity to develop technology transfer skills by working alongside a team of licensing professionals.
The Licensing Associate will work closely with the Director of Licensing to learn all aspects of technology transfer and commercialization at the University of Nebraska.
In addition to working with UNMC and UNO innovators to receive and evaluate new inventions, will also be responsible for marketing and licensing new technology to industry.
This position is a one year appointment that may be renewed on a yearly basis for a maximum of a 3 year appointment. This position will provide significant training for candidates that have an interest in technology transfer as a career.
As the technology development and commercialization entity for the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), UNeMed is focused on improving healthcare by fostering innovation, advancing biomedical research and engaging entrepreneurs and industry to commercialize novel technologies. UNeMed was established in 1991 and has amassed a diverse portfolio of intellectual property that represents significant advances in biomedical and clinical technology areas such as therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices, research tools and software. We have a diverse staff with significant expertise in science, business and law. Our unique approach to technology transfer allows us to offer both researchers and industrial partners unique solutions to complex problems.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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