At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Office of Intellectual Property and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
As a leading pediatric research institution, Boston Children's Hospital generates intellectual property in a broad range of areas. The licensing officer will evaluate inventions and assess patentability and potential market for inventions, and work with patent counsel to facilitate patent drafting and prosecution. The licensing officer will also prepare non-confidential marketing materials, identify and contact potential licensees, seek and establish industry collaborations and sponsored research, and negotiate and assist in drafting license and collaboration agreements. A key component of the position is developing productive relationships with scientists within the hospital. We seek an individual with a strong life sciences understanding, knowledge of patenting issues, customer service orientation, and versatility.
This Licensing Officer will be responsible for:
Serving as Hospital representative in marketing, negotiating and securing transfer of Hospital owned technology to for profit corporations for its development and application.
To qualify, you must have:
An advanced degree in the Life Sciences, Engineering or Medicine. Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field preferred.
2-4 years of directly related experience with associated deal sheet.
The analytical skills to resolve highly complex problems requiring the application of scientific or technical principles, theories and concepts and in‑depth, experienced‑based cross‑functional knowledge.
Work requires communication skills in order persuade and negotiate with others on important matters.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. #LI-128545743_SL1
Internal Number: 2755800
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.