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Associate Director, Physical Sciences Innovation at University of California - San Diego

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Diego, California





Job Description:

#103559 ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PHYSICAL SCIENCES INNOVATION

Filing Deadline: Fri 1/31/2020

DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Director of Business Affairs & Commercialization, the Associate Director will provide high level management and advising for a comprehensive intellectual property program for the campus within engineering and physical sciences.

The Associate Director will exercise maximum initiative and sound leadership within the parameters of the department and university policies and regulations to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) and will develop and determine innovative solutions and implement actions to resolve issues. The Associate Director will represent the Director of Business Affairs in the review and approval of selected business arrangements and agreements, execute business agreements in accordance with delegated authority, represent the office and the campus at professional meetings, technology trade conferences, and investment and economic development meetings and events, and provides high level support to the AVC-I&C in organizing and optimizing the general commercialization activities of OIC. The Associate Director is responsible for providing general oversight, training, and mentoring to professional commercialization staff.

The Associate Director has the full scope of responsibilities for identifying and negotiating agreements, licensees, contracts, and evaluating portfolio inventions in various stages of development. The incumbent will serve as a liaison for faculty and staff across all UC San Diego offices, in addition to serving as secondary liaison to Campus Counsel and the Office of the President to ensure compliance, enforcement and implementation of University-wide and campus policies. Extensive interaction is required with campus researchers, senior campus administrators, potential licensees, patent and contract attorneys, industrial scientists, senior business development executives, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. The Associate Director will oversee the educational and service programs provided to the campus community and relating to intellectual property issues and awareness, and technology commercialization.

QUALIFICATIONS

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Ten years experience in technology licensing as evidenced by negotiated contracts with major engineering and physical science companies and startup companies. Good negotiation skills to obtain reasonable license terms and conditions while maintaining the university's long-term relationship with industry.
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Extensive experience working in academic and/or industrial settings.
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Hands-on experience or additional degrees in business (especially in marketing or market valuation) and/or Law (business, contract, and intellectual property) or combination.
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Demonstrated ability to negotiate mutually beneficial intellectual property agreements that are compliant with relevant policies and laws.
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In-depth understanding of national and international developments in the management of IP license and related agreements.
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Ability to generate pro forma estimates of equity holdings / evaluations.
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Ability to manage diverse staff. Demonstrated effective managerial, supervisory, leadership and communication skills.
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Experience and skills in visualizing potential practical utilities of new discoveries and results of scientific investigations. Advanced skills in bridging research and applied uses of its results.
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Extensive experience working in academic and/or industrial settings.
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Experience and skills to oversee a full and growing portfolio of diverse UC San Diego innovations.
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Experience in developing and implementing effective training, informational and educational programs and materials that promote understanding and compliance.
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Demonstrated skills in technical writing.
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Demonstrated ability to work independently; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
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Ability to clearly communicate matters of policy, law and science to multiple constituencies. Demonstrated ability and leadership skills to interpret policy and advise leadership and staff to ensure compliance with UC-wide and campus policies.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

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Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on a background check.
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U.S. person status is required for this position in order to comply with the Arms Export Control and Export Administration Act. U.S. persons are U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.


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