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Roles & Responsibilities:
The Technology Transactions Manager (‘TTM’) at Mount Sinai Innovation Partners (‘MSIP’) is responsible for drafting, negotiating, and rapidly iterating a variety of contracts and other binding agreements that enable scientific discovery and innovation for the School of Medicine, including: Confidential Disclosure Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, Collaboration and Consortium Agreements, Sponsored Research Agreements, as well as review and negotiation of intellectual property licenses in collaboration with business development directors. The TTM has an advanced understanding of basic science and research methods, intellectual property, contracts law, and deal making in the technology commercialization space. In addition to the foregoing, the TTM provides a supporting role with respect to intellectual property issues for agreements handled by the President’s Office, the FACTS Office (i.e. clinical trials), the Grants and Contracts Office, as well as the Conflicts of Interest Office. The TTM regularly collaborates with Mount Sinai investigators, the MSIP Business Development Team, and third-party constituents to establish mutually agreeable terms that facilitate the research activity, optimize its value, and protect the interests the institutions. The TTM reports to the Associate Director of Technology Transactions.
The TTM is an experienced contracts strategist, a prolific executer, a relationship-builder, and a problem-solver with advanced emotional intelligence, exceptional communication and organization skills, and the ability to effectively work with a diverse set of individuals at all levels in the organization.
Drafts, reviews, negotiates, and executes terms and conditions for all research-enabling agreements, as well as intellectual property licenses.
Reviews and manages the work of the Contracts Associate(s) and Paralegal(s).
Monitors and reports process activity (i.e., volumes, durations, quality, and satisfaction); participates in and/or leads process improvement projects; pursues process automations; and, ensures data completeness and accuracy in the system of record (Inteum).
Creates and maintain agreement templates and other process tools.
Builds and maintains productive relationships with internal and external constituents.
Participates in/contributes to Business Development Team activities, like: Decision Meetings, customer meetings, outreach and seminars, etc., and other MSIP projects and initiatives.