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Job Req ID:  8842

JHTV Business Analyst

General Summary/Purpose: This position reports to the Manager of the Commercialization Strategy Group (CSG) within Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV).  In this role, the Business Analyst supports the technology commercialization activities of JHTV by performing assessments of new technologies and venture opportunities to assist with planning the management of new venture opportunities.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and understands technologies disclosed to Johns Hopkins University.
  • Searches relevant prior art to determine the ability to patent this new technology.
  • Analyzes commercial factors such as market size, developmental risk and competitive environment to turn new technologies into commercial products.
  • Conducts in-depth research to understand the structure of specific industries and identify potential partners that can assist in commercialization efforts.
  • Through on-the-job training, develops a working knowledge of the technology commercialization process, formation of new companies, and the process for obtaining funding for the new companies.


Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

Bachelor’s degree in a biological or engineering related science required. 


Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree preferred, but not required, in a related science or a MBA with experience in biotechnology fields.


Special knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Able to understand complex technologies and develop concise, clear synopses of the technologies.
  • Resourceful with data gathering, manipulation of large data sets, and quantitative analysis.
  • Able to think creatively about potential commercial applications for new technologies and how JHTV might facilitate commercialization.
  • Able to deal well with unstructured problems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized.


Supervisory responsibility: ~2 to 4 student interns


Classified title: Technology Analyst

Role/Level/Range: ATP/4/PD

Starting Salary Range: $57,544 - $79,047

Employee group: Full time

Employee subgroup: Exempt

Location: Baltimore, MD

Schedule: M-F / 8:30am-5pm

Personnel area: UN12 Academic and Business Centers

Department name: Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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