Evaluate intellectual property disclosures for patentability and market application. Conduct market research to find potential partners for university technologies and develop marketing strategies, applying highly technical knowledge to the area of specialization. Prepare non-confidential summaries / marketing summaries of technologies to present to potential partners. Assist with deal valuation and preparation of term sheets for licensing discussions. Participate in licensing negotiations. Plan and coordinate the work of the interns. Submit project results to the director. Perform related duties as required. Participate in technical conferences and networking events.
Work with interns and licensing manager to assess disclosed technology, potential for market acceptance, market size, relevant competitor companies, and potential licensees. Prepare technology assessment documents. Manage the creation of non-Confidential one‐page marketing summaries to promote inventions, which require understanding and articulating the novelty of the invention and its advantages over the state of the art. Maintain I&C's passive marketing channels, such as Flintbox and In-Part. Work with licensing associate and invention manager to connect with key industry partners through marketing communications and networking events. Assist licensing manager and director with valuation of licensing deals and preparation of term sheets. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in science field (engineering, physical science or life science). Demonstrates knowledge and experience in IP, management of processes and training of employees.
Master's Degree in science field (engineering, physical science, or life science) and/or business. One (1) year in a university technology transfer office evaluating technologies for market potential; ability to understand and perform University IP management processes.
Knowledge, skills and abilities: To perform highly skilled and technical work involving the intake, evaluation, maintenance, and marketing of University Intellectual Property. Responsible for supervising skilled and semi-skilled workers and personally participating in technical work of a highly specialized nature. Ability to work as part of a team and to build relationships with internal and external clients. Ability to manage multiple projects at once. Ability to clearly communicate to internal and external stakeholders the novelty of a technology and the market opportunity it represents.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 14056
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.