Licensing Associate

Updated: 4 days ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA
Job Type: FullTime

Requisition Details

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UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_10226
Department UNeMED Corporation 50001750
Business Unit Vice Chancellor for Research
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Position Summary

The Licensing Associate is a time-limited, entry-level position created to provide an opportunity to develop technology transfer skills by working alongside a team of licensing professionals.

The Licensing Associate will work closely with the Director of Licensing to learn all aspects of technology transfer and commercialization at the University of Nebraska.

In addition to working with UNMC and UNO innovators to receive and evaluate new inventions, will also be responsible for marketing and licensing new technology to industry.

This position is a one year appointment that may be renewed on a yearly basis for a maximum of a 3 year appointment. This position will provide significant training for candidates that have an interest in technology transfer as a career.

As the technology development and commercialization entity for the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), UNeMed is focused on improving healthcare by fostering innovation, advancing biomedical research and engaging entrepreneurs and industry to commercialize novel technologies. UNeMed was established in 1991 and has amassed a diverse portfolio of intellectual property that represents significant advances in biomedical and clinical technology areas such as therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices, research tools and software. We have a diverse staff with significant expertise in science, business and law. Our unique approach to technology transfer allows us to offer both researchers and industrial partners unique solutions to complex problems.

Position Details

Additional Information

Posting Category Operations
Working Title Licensing Associate
Job Title Admin Bus Op Associate (Prof)
Salary Grade AB16S
Appointment Type B1 - REG MGR PROF SALARY
Salary Range $46,100 - $69,200/annual
Job Requisition Begin Date 03/05/2021

Required Education: Bachelor's degree
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)

Chemistry, Biology, or other related Life Sciences fields

Required Experience No Experience
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:


Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Must be able to develop strong working relationships with both UNMC faculty and staff as well as industry and investor representatives.
2. Individual should be highly organized with ability to prioritize effectively and concurrently manage multiple opportunities and relationships with competing deadlines.
3. Exceptional oral, written, communication and analytical skills.

Preferred Education: Master's degree
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:

Masters degree or JD. Advanced degree in business, law or science (Chemistry, Biology, Life Sciences).

Preferred Experience:

Experience in Chemistry, Biology or Life Sciences strongly preferred.

Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications:
Preferred Other Computer Applications:
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Preference will be given to relevant business development, technology commercialization, licensing or deal making experience.

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