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Job Req ID:  46736

Technology Licensing Analyst


General Summary/Purpose:

This position supports technology licensing activities by performing assessments of new technologies and assisting licensing associates in planning the department’s management of these technologies.  The Technology Analyst, in the course of normal assignments, will learn about all of the various components of technology licensing. This position reports to the Director of Licensing.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and understands technologies disclosed to Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV).
  • Analyzes commercial factors such as market size, developmental risk and competitive environment.
  • Identifies obligations incurred through funding sources, material transfer agreements and other agreements that may impact the ability of JHTV to license the technology.
  • Through on-the-job training, develops a working knowledge of the technology licensing process, marketing, business development, sales and the negotiation of technology transfer agreements.


Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  
  • Must have education or experience with the physical sciences, engineering, chemistry, physics or biology.

Preferred Qualifications:

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


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Experience in academic technology transfer is preferred. 
  • A science or engineering background to understand complex technologies is very helpful.
  • Must be resourceful and able work well as a team member with other JHTV staff.
  • Must be very detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Ability to multi-task under deadline pressure.
  • US Citizen or legal permanent resident is required, due to federal export controls


Any Specific Physical Requirements for the Job:

  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
  • Communication skills using the spoken word.  
  • Ability to see within normal parameters.  
  • Ability to hear within normal range.  
  • Ability to move about.

Classified Title: Technology Analyst 
Working Title: Technology Licensing Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 60006026-Tech Transfer 
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers


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


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