Director of Faculty Entrepreneurship

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
26 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Encourage members of the Boston University community to commercialize their ideas by providing rapid feedback on improvement strategies and a strategy for successful commercialization. Publicize discoveries from the Boston University community through a variety of channels. Act as the Co-Director for the Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care. Help Grant Director with marketing strategy, review process, committee formation and actual evaluations of applying candidates. Draft, negotiate, execute, and monitor appropriate agreements (CDAs, Options, Term Sheets) and facilitate compliance related matters associated with university spin-out ventures. Educate members of the Boston University community about the commercialization process, with an emphasis on new ventures, through one-on-one meetings, presentations, and connections toexternal experts. Manage the Kindle mentoring program to provide ready access to mentoring opportunities for the Boston University community and manage the Enable Internship program and student Analysts as needed.Manage the IGNITION funding award program and the overall coordination of COULTER Gap funding program with IGNITION and CFTCC.

Required Skills

Experience: Part of a founding team of a technology startup that was venture-backed, or has been at a venture capital firm/accelerator and participated actively in financing technology startups, preferable in life sciences. Has provided coaching/mentoring to faculty-led start-ups in an academic setting. A natural networker that is service minded and looks to support faculty and help them achieve their commercialization goals. A comprehensive network of senior technology entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capital investing partners. Technical and business education. Bachelors Degree required, Masters preferred Salary Competitive

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular