Tech Commercialization Officer at Clemson University

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Location: Clemson, South Carolina

Job Description:
Clemson University

Location Off-Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary - Time Limited


Move new technologies from the laboratory to the marketplace by: working with Clemson faculty to identify, protect, market and license inventions to companies that are qualified to commercialize the product or service in the market. Perform other duties as assigned.


30% - Essential - Faculty Invention Support:
Build relationships with faculty to better understand their research capabilities and promote innovation. Provide pre-invention-disclosure consultation and work with faculty to identify and disclose new discoveries with commercial potential.

25% - Essential - Invention Evaluation and Recommendation:
Evaluate invention disclosures for commercial potential and patentability by meeting with inventors to obtain an understanding of the unique aspects of their invention and the scientific context into which it fits, conducting market research to identify potential commercialization targets, provide recommendations on IP protection, and to clarify the funding source of the invention and any sponsor obligations.

25% - Essential - Marketing/Licensing:
Develop and implement marketing and licensing strategies for new inventions. Cultivate and maintain network of industry contacts. Negotiate a broad variety of technology transfer agreements.

20% - Essential - Research Promotion/Education:
Promote University research capabilities to outside entities. Educate stakeholders on technology transfer issues and the University Intellectual Property policy.


Bachelor's Degree - Degree in bio-medical engineering or life science related discipline.
Work Exp 3+ years


Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations


Standard Hrs: 37.5; Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.


For full consideration please complete a Clemson University online application by December 15,2017. The position will remain open until filled.


Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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