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|Job #: G544|
|Posted Date: May 9, 2019|
|Closes On: Open Until Filled|
|Job Title: Director of Innovation Partnerships|
|Status: Regular Full Time|
|Benefits Eligible: Yes|
|Laboratory/Department: Office of Technology Development|
|Promotes and facilitates the transfer of technologies to the commercial sector so that the public can directly benefit from the creativity of our researchers.|
The Director of Innovation Partnerships works within the Office of Technology Development (OTD) and plays a critical role in enhancing Salk’s research infrastructure, developing and maintaining academic and industry research partnerships, and broadly facilitating the translation of the wide-ranging scientific discoveries made at Salk to products and services that positively impact human health. This position will report to the Senior Director, OTD, and will have responsibility to (i) collaborate with faculty and research staff to maintain a broad understanding of all Salk science and its potential applications, (ii) source opportunities, form external relationships, and structure and negotiate transactions for advancement of Salk research, (iii) continuously assess business needs for which Salk research can be leveraged, (iv) support entrepreneurial inventors and facilitate Salk startup formation, (v) develop and implement OTD outreach events and marketing efforts and (vi) work closely with the Senior Director and OTD colleagues, executive management, the external relations department and members of the Board of Trustees as needed to develop strategic investment opportunities for corporations, investors, and other private entities.
|Physical Requirements: This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, talking, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing and working inside in a confined area.|