TTC is seeking exceptional, dynamic candidates for the position Associate Director, Technology Transfer Center (TTC) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NCI is the principal cancer research agency of the Federal government and for carrying out the National Cancer Program. TTC serves as the focal point for providing authoritative advice, guidance, and assistance on developing and managing intellectual property, registering and managing patents, negotiating terms of collaborative agreements for technology transfer, and managing and administering licenses and royalties. The TTC is responsible for implementing Federal technology transfer statutes for NCI, and for other NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) supported through TTC's service center. For more information about the TTC, please use the following link: https://techtransfer.cancer.gov/ .
TTC is composed of over 70 employees, fellows and contractors. The Associate Director, TTC will be responsible for advising the TTC Director, on the operational processes of TTC.
In addition, the Associate Director, TTC will oversee TTC teams who provide the full range of technology transfer services to scientists at the NCI and other institutes supported through its service center. These services include: evaluation of inventions, strategically seeking patent protection, and negotiating licenses to translate discoveries to products that improve public health. TTC services also include negotiating Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs), Clinical Trial Agreements, and other agreements for collaboration and transfer of research material and data.
U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date.
Position is subject to a background investigation.
Position has an education requirement. Please submit Transcripts.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
Applicants must meet all qualifications requirements within thirty (30) calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.
About National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training. NCI’s mission is to lead, conduct, and support cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people to live longer, healthier lives. NCI’s scope of work spans a broad spectrum of cancer research across a variety of disciplines and supports research training opportunities at career stages across the academic continuum.
The NCI Technology Transfer Center (TTC) excels in customer service! TTC facilitates partnerships between external organizations and the research laboratories of the NCI and nine other NIH institutes and centers. The TTC is comprised of professionals with diverse legal, scientific, and business/marketing expertise, and most have doctorate-level technical and/or legal training. Our team of technology transfer, invention development, and marketing specialists will apply their specialized training to help you in invention reporting, patenting, patent strategy, executing technology transfer agreements, translational development, and marketing.
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