Technology Transfer Specialist- Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
The candidate shall have experience or demonstrated knowledge of technology transfer, working knowledge of Federal technology transfer legislation and policies. The candidate shall process, negotiate, execute and revise agreements in support of WRNMMC investigator's collaborations with parties outside the Federal government. The candidate shall be a point of contact for incoming request forms for agreements including CRADAs, MTAs, Collaborative agreements, SLAs, IAAs and others. The candidate shall maintain records including adding information in databases and tracking them for future reference. The candidate shall identifying external entities with interest in faculty research area(s), and developing research partnerships. The candidate shall assist with outreach to potential partners by assisting scientists in developing statements of work, directing them to in-house personnel for budget development and assuring that they follow all in house policies for establishing agreements with potential partners. The candidate shall review and evaluate intellectual property (IP) held by partner as well as in-house IP to determine the possibility of new IP and value of the collaboration. The contractor will help inventors with their invention disclosures. The candidate shall assist with other laboratory or outreach projects as needed. This includes working with other members on special projects and assignments. The candidate shall manage the development of and implementation of technology transfer initiatives, oversees the organization of strategic partnerships and alliances, and maintains knowledge of relevant scientific activities at WRNMMC, other Federal agencies, non-Federal government organizations, and non-government organizations. When called upon, participate in the development of new policies regarding the technology transfer. Education Bachelors Degree in a scientific discipline. The candidate shall possess a degree that includes a major study in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. The contractor should be capable of working independently, must be able to balance legal and business considerations, WRNMMC mission, and government regulations and policies regarding technology transfer. Qualifications 1-3 years of experience in scientific research environment and knowledge of technology transfer and patenting. Some regulatory experience is preferred. The candidate should be capable of working independently, must be able to balance legal and business considerations, WRNMMC mission, and government regulations and policies regarding technology transfer.