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TECHNOLOGY LICENSING OFFICER, SOFTWARE/COMPUTING, Office of Strategic Alliances and Technology Transfer (OSATT)-Technology Licensing Office (TLO), to provide high-quality licensing and outreach to industry and others interested in commercializing MIT technology. Responsibilities include the evaluation and disposition of new technology disclosures by assessing their technical merits for patent protection and commercial potential; coordinating patent filings with outside counsel and internal groups; supervising designated technology licensing associates or associate licensing officers; and developing and maintaining productive relationships with faculty inventors, external law firms, corporate representatives, and other partners in the MIT innovation ecosystem.
REQUIRED: B.S. in computer science, electrical engineering, or related engineering field or in the physical sciences with industry-specific technical or business experience; seven years' direct experience in the software, computing, or electronics industries; experience in a non-programming position involving activities such as marketing and technology licensing, product management, and/or business development and contract negotiation; experience negotiating computing/software licenses in a corporate or academic/research lab environment; experience at or working with companies developing or selling software and computer processing systems or microelectronics in the areas of AI/machine learning, communications, graphics/imaging/computer vision, and/or data processing/big data; knowledge of software and platform licensing and direct experience with open source; excellent organizational, problem-solving, interpersonal, and communication skills; and attention to detail. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously; work collaboratively and independently; interact effectively with faculty, students, staff, attorneys, and venture capitalists; and exercise good judgment and discretion in the performance of all assignments. PREFERRED: advanced degree/MBA and market knowledge of at least one of the following--healthcare, environmental, mobility, advanced communication (wireless), sensing, and additive manufacturing. Job #21172-12
All qualified applicants must confirm their U.S citizenship or legal permanent resident status.
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