Technology Licensing Associate, Software

Massachusetts, United States
04 Jun 2020
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04 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

TECHNOLOGY LICENSING ASSOCIATE, SOFTWAREOffice of Strategic Alliances and Technology Transfer (OSATT)-Technology Licensing Office (TLO), to work on technologies related to computing and software including AI and machine learning. Will support technology licensing officers with myriad tasks, including assisting with drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements, stewarding technology cases in a comprehensive intellectual property (IP) and financial technology database. The positions offer an opportunity to have substantial exposure to the vibrant technology-driven innovation ecosystem at MIT and to work closely with leading research scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and patent attorneys on matters related to patents, copyrights, data agreements, open source software, and licensing contracts.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a B.A./B.S. degree in a physical science or engineering field; at least one year of related experience, preferably in university or corporate technology transfer; excellent organizational, priority-setting, and verbal and written communication skills; good judgment; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to quickly communicate complex issues clearly and succinctly; and proficiency with Microsoft Office and database software.  Seek a detail- and deadline-oriented self-starter who enjoys working both independently and collaboratively and thrives in an environment that encourages strategic thinking.

PREFERRED: familiarity with software business development and open source software, and graduate work in the physical science or engineering field. Job #18675-7

All qualified applicants must confirm their U.S Citizenship or Legal Permanent Resident Status.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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