Duties & Responsibilities
Reporting to the Director of Technology Transactions, the Senior Associate Director will be an integral part of the office's senior business development team and will be responsible for negotiating, structuring, drafting, and commenting upon license agreements, industry sponsored research and collaboration agreements, material transfer agreements, inter-institutional agreements and related agreements. Overall responsibilities will include working closely with and providing ongoing support to OTD's business development team.
Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:
JD with 5+ year's relevant experience. Must have relevant experience drafting complex license, collaborative research, and similar agreements. Must possess superior communication, drafting, and negotiation skills. Proven ability to grasp complex legal and business issues. Proven ability to work effectively in support of business development professionals.
High creativity, energy, integrity, thoughtful judgment, and decision-making. Ability to establish credibility with clients is essential. Demonstrated maturity and sensitivity to the needs of multiple constituencies in a complex academic environment, a plus.