CHILDRENS HOSPITAL & Director, Intellectual Property Core in Seattle, Washington

Number of Openings: 1 Requisition Number: 16-14014 Job Title: Director, Intellectual Property Core Department: 38115-Research Institute Admin City: Seattle State: Washington Location: 818 Stewart Secondary Location: Union: None Work Status: Regular Shift: Day Shift FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods) Hours Per Shift: Call Hours: Work Days: Monday-Friday Salary: Depends on Experience Job Description: Responsible for driving discoveries from Seattle Children's Research Institute into commercial products to benefit society, impact pediatric and public health, and improve the overall quality of life. The Director will identify, groom, and lead high-profile projects and manage the intellectual property portfolio and licensing of technologies for the Research Institute. The Director will be the key leader responsible and accountable for the Intellectual Property Core strategy and creating a vibrant, exhilarating environment where the Research Institute community works together to advance its most promising technologies. Conceive strategy and policy and advocate these at all levels of the organization. Implement the day to day elements of intellectual property and technology transfer matters, including documentation maintenance, and compliance recording. Using a growth oriented perspective, leverage Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer abilities as well as Business Development opportunities. Seattle Children's Research Institute refers to the combined functions of Intellectual Property Management, Technology Transfer, and Business Development as the "Intellectual Property Core.*? The Director must possess a vision and energy to deliver on the high expectations set by the Research Institute and its stakeholders. Requirements: Required Education/Experience: - Master's Degree or other related advanced degree in a scientific field and/or MBA with an emphasis in life sciences or technology. - Minimum seven years of experience in academic technology transfer /business development, preferably in a life science field. - Experience and knowledge in key functional areas, such as licensing, commercialization, and deal structuring. - Experience in advocating for appropriate operating resources, demonstrating the value of the office to leadership, managing within the established budget, and building high-performing teams/coalitions. Seattle Children’s is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate with respect to hiring or promotion of individuals, conditions of employment, disciplinary and discharge practices, or any other aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry), disability, age, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.