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Technology Manager / Intellectual Property Officer

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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 642298
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 13
Major Administrative Unit / College: Research And Innovation
Department: Msu Innovation Center 40000580
Salary: 51624.00 - 120000.00 Salary Commensurate
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Administrative/Business/Professional, Research/Scientific, Union

Working/Functional Title

Technology Manager

Position Summary

Position Summary:

MSUT Intellectual Property Officers are Technology Managers who provide high quality licensing strategy development and execution; outreach to industry, entrepreneurs and others interested in commercializing University technology; negotiation of business terms of license agreements; assessments of the background on the technology’s developmental and marketing needs; and development and maintenance of productive relationships with faculty inventors and corporate representatives to build a pipeline of disclosures and licenses.  Under the supervision of the Associate Director, this position manages technologies in fields such as physical sciences and life sciences, remaining flexible in order to handle technologies across all disciplines as needs arise within MSUT.


Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which would normally be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in physical or biological science, engineering, medicine or a related technical field; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in physical or biological science, engineering, medicine or a related technical field; experience in the management and development of intellectual property, including knowledge of United States and foreign patent and licensing laws and regulations; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Desired Qualifications

Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a relevant technical discipline including physical sciences, life sciences or engineering is preferred. Knowledge of intellectual property is highly desirable. Demonstration of the following attributes is preferred: self-starter, works well with others, pays close attention to detail, ability to prioritize, and follows through on tasks.

Strong verbal and written communication skills. The ability to manage and coordinate multiple tasks and to work successfully with academic scholars, entrepreneurs, industry executives and staff.

Required Application Materials

All applicants must submit a letter of interest, and resume with their application. Thank you.

Special Instructions

If you are interested in learning more about the MSU Innovation Center, and MSU Technologies office, please visit our website.

Work Hours


Bidding eligibility ends on 3/31/20 at 11:55 PM

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Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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