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Associate Director, Medical & Life Sciences (Job ID 32581)

The Associate Director, Medical & Life Sciences, supports the Director of Licensing & Life Sciences in leading Invention Managers and Invention Associates, working in the Medical and Life Sciences, in the evaluation of research discoveries, the management of the associated patent processes and the licensing of the resulting intellectual property into existing and start-up companies.  The Associate Director, Medical & Life Sciences, is responsible for being familiar with the considerations critical to advancing the University’s interests and for being able to think creatively about and to apply variations in template agreements that accommodate new partners, situations and opportunities. Job Description (Search "32581")

Post Licensing Manager (Job ID 33467)

Under the general direction of the Director of Finance and Technology, the Post License Manager is responsible for leading all post license activities at INVO.  Specific responsibilities include invoicing all license financial terms, monitoring compliance with license non-financial terms and collecting past due receivables. This position works closely with INVO invention managers to collectively assess potential courses of action when the license terms are not being fulfilled by the licensee. The manager is also responsible for maintaining a list of faculty initiated startups to respond to inquiries from other Northwestern departments.  All activities are performed with the goal of delivering the highest quality of service to INVO’s customers (faculty, inventors, licensees, and university startups). Job Description (Search "33467")

For more information regarding positions at INVO, please contact invo@northwestern.edu.

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INVO Practicum

The INVO Practicum is a new program open to all Northwestern students and post-docs who are interested in learning more about the technology transfer process as well as being exposed to the vast areas of innovation at Northwestern. This program requires attendance at training sessions and a commitment of 10 hours per week over a six month period. The interns will gain hands-on experience in evaluating technologies for palatability and marketability as well as be expected to effectively communicate their findings with INVO staff. Two cohorts will run per year: January to June and June to December. Download the Practicum application.

Early submission is recommended as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please contact Sonia Kim for more information.

2017 Session II (July - December 2017) is CLOSED.

2018 Session I (January-June 2018) is OPEN.