Dir College of Law

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Location: Phoenix, ARIZONA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 16 Aug 2017

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Dir College of Law
Intellectual Property Director
Campus: Downtown Phoenix
Administration
College Of Law
Full-Time
VP/EXEC VICE PROV DPC
Open
This is a grant funded position. Continuation is contingent on future grant funding.
04
$50,600 - $60,000 per year; DOE
16-August-2017

The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law seeks a dynamic, self-starter for the position of Intellectual Property Program Director (IP Director) with the Center for Law, Science & Innovation (LSI).  LSI strives to anticipate and engage the legal, policy and ethical issues raised by new scientific and technological developments, to stimulate dialogue between legal and scientific experts, and to advance the legal system's sound treatment, management, and accommodation of science and technology. This position will report to the LSI Director and work collaboratively with the Faculty Director and team of faculty fellows, staff, and students.  This is a grant funded position and is anticipated to last approximately one year to 18 months in duration, unless additional grant funding is obtained.  The successful candidate will work primarily on projects in the fields of intellectual property (IP) (especially patents), complex products, and emerging technologies, and may also contribute to projects relating to cybersecurity, internet of things, artificial intelligence, and health technologies depending on experience, interest, and LSI needs.

  • Provide research, editing, and production support for a book project on international patent remedies for complex products
  • Lead the planning and arrangement of meetings and events for multiple populations (students, faculty, attorneys, community members, other ASU departments, and external partners)
  • Oversee, evaluate, and coordinate opportunities and activities for current IP students
  • Participate in additional research, publication projects, and events across law and emerging technology topics
  • Participate in preparing reports, blogs, or summaries of events, projects, or accomplishments
  • Assist with community outreach and fundraising opportunities
  • Mentor and provide information to prospective, admitted, and current IP law students
  • Assist with planning and executing LSI conferences and workshops
  • Cross train, work as a team, and be able to serve as backup for other LSI team members
  • Physical presence at the workplace is an essential function or requirement of this job
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support the goals of LSI and the College of Law

Juris Doctorate.

  • Training or experience in intellectual property law, particularly patent law
  • Experience in scholarly research and writing
  • Experience in editing, source checking, and cite checking
  • Evidence of having an interest in science, technology, law and policy
  • Experience in interpersonal, organizational, and public speaking skills
  • Evidence of effective written and verbal communication skills
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse (75%); required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (10%) Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds (15%) Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.  Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions. Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is one of the country’s preeminent law schools. Ranked No. 25 nationally by U.S. News & World Report, ASU Law is a leading provider of comprehensive and personalized legal education. The law school ranks Top 20 in the nation for job placement and No. 1 in the state for student outcomes. Located in a new, state-of-the-art building in downtown Phoenix, ASU Law is steps away from the legal, political, and economic heart of Arizona. For more information, visit law.asu.edu.

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


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