Business Development and Technology Licensing Professional

The University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 5 - 10 Years

Reporting to the Director of University of Vermont Innovations, the Technology Business Development and Licensing Officer is responsible for identifying, evaluating, and positioning for exploitation, a portfolio of interdisciplinary inventions with a focus on physical sciences and engineering in various stages of development, tangible research properties, and copyright materials developed at UVM. Will develop business development and licensing strategies, draft and negotiate license terms and conditions while promoting UVM’s long-term relationship with industry. Increase intellectual property and technology commercialization awareness within the UVM community and promote opportunities for commercialization of UVM intellectual property with potential external collaborators and licensees.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)         

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics or chemistry and a minimum of five – six years related business development and/or licensing experience required.

Desirable Qualifications              

Master’s degree or higher in Business, Engineering or related field desired. Experience in a technology transfer office and/or industry licensing role highly desirable.

Other Information

Please provide a Current Deals sheet for 2018 – 2023

Special Conditions           Non-standard work hours required, Bargaining unit position, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required, Occasional evening and/or weekends required (if non-exempt position, may result in overtime), A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees, After this week, position posted until filled, This position is eligible for a hybrid schedule with an option to split time between campus and elsewhere, in accordance with the university telecommuting policy, This position is eligible for full-time telework in accordance with the university telecommuting policy, Background Check required for this position

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