IP/Portfolio Management, Licensing, Technology Transfer and Commercialization
4 Year Degree
The Office for Commercialization & Corporate Development is seeking a Licensing Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President.
Under the general supervision of the Director, the Licensing Manager identifies, evaluates, protects, markets and licenses innovations from faculty, staff and students, negotiates terms for confidentiality, material transfer, option, license and other intellectual property agreements, and thereby channels these innovations into the market place for maximum impact and public benefit. This position is responsible for the management of a portfolio of existing innovations in various stages of evaluation, protection, marketing, and licensing. The ideal candidate is someone with solid knowledge of the software, content and digital technology space and familiarity in software development, computer science or engineering. The role will be substantially focused on supporting commercialization of a broad spectrum of content, information and communications technology (ICT),software and digital assets being developed within OSU faculty research programs and OSU educational efforts.
Bachelor’s Degree, BA or BS, in technical discipline of science or engineering or other relevant field of business, communication, law, etc.
At least two years of experience in patent, software, digital technology, or data licensing, IP assessment and management, or digital technology marketing. Evidence of strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills including effective writing and presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to act independently within areas of responsibility, manage complex projects and associated details, and thrive in an environment that encourages teamwork, strategic thinking and creative problem-solving.
Commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position may be exposed to material and subject matter that is export controlled under federal law; therefore, the incumbent must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Motor Vehicle Check Requirement.
Oregon State is an international public research university that draws people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. We go wherever the challenges are, push ourselves to the very edge of what’s known and keep going. We are determined to forge solutions. We are diverse and welcoming. We embrace our responsibility to Oregon and the world, building a future that’s smarter, healthier, more prosperous and more just. We see what could be and have worked relentlessly for 150 years to make it so.
The Oregon State University Advantage connects business with faculty expertise, student talent and world-class facilities to research solutions, bring ideas to market and launch companies.
We are your link to resources that can help drive bottom-line business success, solve problems, commercialize innovations and launch companies. Partner with us to draw from a talent pool of career-ready graduates and access our world-class faculty, research facilities and innovations. Your company will realize a great return on your investment. That's the advantage of working with Oregon State University.