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Commercialization Manager Life Sciences at the University of Kentucky

September 18th, 2018 · No Comments · Job Listings (Expired)

Job Title: Commercialization Manager Life Sciences

Company Name: University of Kentucky

Location: Lexington, Kentucky, United States, 40506

The Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) at the University of Kentucky is transforming its commercialization activities to create a partnership culture that is focused on stronger relations with our stakeholders, greater transparency and increased customer service.

The Commercialization Manager – Life Sciences will work closely with UK researchers to commercialize UK discoveries, including development and execution of commercialization strategies. The Commercialization Manager will work within one of three important channels of the Office of Technology Commercialization, responsible for marketing technologies and executing licenses and other commercialization partnerships for UK discoveries. Reporting to the Associate Director of Commercialization, this important and newly created position will manage relationships with UK researchers and perform sophisticated technology and market research to identify and cultivate licensing and partnership opportunities, negotiate licenses and other commercialization partnership agreements, and optimize successful placement of UK research for public use. This position requires research, business development and strategic thinking capabilities ready to blossom in a hardworking and fun environment. We can teach you the rest!

Growth in intellectual property activities is a priority at UK, and serves as a major performance metric for the research enterprise in the University’s 2015-2020 strategic plan.

To apply for job RE15657, submit an UK Online Application at

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Application deadline is Monday, October 10th 2018.

If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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