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MD Anderson Cancer Center Technology Commercialization Analyst in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The primary purpose of the Technology Commercialization Analyst is to responsible for identifying and evaluating inventions made by researchers at MD Anderson. Impacts technology commercialization throughout the institution.


Licensing Prepare, negotiate and close license agreements with licensees.

Technology Assessment Evaluate all new invention disclosures for patentability and market potential

IP Strategy Provide guidance and advice to inventors regarding patentable claims and research activities that would lead to commercially valuable patents

Marketing Identify and contact companies that may be interested in licensing new inventions.

Faculty Contact Respond to and initiate contacts with faculty regarding their inventions and new ideas for inventions

Faculty Assistance Provide assistance to inventors in completing Invention Disclosure Reports, reviewing lab notes for support documentation, reviewing inventor's public disclosure plans and identifying alternatives, if available.

Faculty Education Provide assistance to inventors by explaining the patent application and prosecution process.


Required: Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, Marketing, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or related degree.


Required: Five years of experience in intellectual property, technology transfer, biotechnology industry, commercialization process or related. With preferred Master's degree, three years of required experience. With preferred PhD, one year of required experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 154638

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 81,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 101,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 122,000

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No