• Contracts and Licensing Associate

    Posting Date 1 week ago(4/12/2018 5:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11007
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Exempt
    Department
    Office of Biotechnology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • ABOUT US

     

    Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

     

    Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

     

    Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

     

    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Review intellectual property related terms of the agreements to make sure intellectual property related standards and regulations are met.

     

    Provide technical review of intellectual property related invention disclosures or materials in the field of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Medicinal Chemistry, etc. that will be incorporated into the patent applications or intellectual property related agreements.

     

    Advise faculty on procedures and requirements to get institutional approval for consulting agreements with outside companies to protect the interest of the school’s and the faculty’s and avoid possible conflict of interest.

     

    Maintain current knowledge of the newest development in life science and health in general, and existing and emerging regulations, standards, or guidance documents in the process of negotiating intellectual property related terms and preparing patent applications.

     

    Use necessary techniques and resources to stay current on scientific development and assess invention disclosures on their novelty and strength and prepare reports of evaluations and recommendations.

     

    Monitor or track licensee’s obligations to the company, including reporting obligations, due diligence obligations, and payment obligations.

     

    Confer with faculty, or outside patent attorney to obtain information or to clarify facts relevant to patent applications.

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    Masters degree in the majors of life sciences or biotechnology 

    Two years of working experience in life sciences research

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