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Technology Transactions Associate, Mount Sinai Innovation Partners


Job Title: Technology Transactions Associate

Job Summary

  1. We are seeking a driven technology transaction professional for a position within Mount Sinai Innovation Partners (MSIP), the technology and commercialization office of the Mount Sinai Health System. The Technology Transactions Associate (TTA) is responsible for drafting and negotiating a diverse portfolio of agreements and contracts in the support of the research activities of ISMMS Faculty. The ideal TTA candidate is reliable, motivated, efficient, collaborative, outcome-driven, and can thrive, execute in a fast-paced, high volume environment and is able to juggle many competing priorities. The TTA works in partnership with MSIP Business Development and Finance and Operations teams, all ranks of the ISMMS Faculty, other internal stakeholders, and outside parties at commercial entities, academic institutions, and government agencies to help ensure that innovative therapeutics, diagnostics, devices and other technologies are made available to our worldwide patient population and become the new standard of care

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Drafts, administers, reviews, and negotiates a variety of contracts including the following agreements: confidentiality, material transfer, inter-institutional, collaborative research
  2. Interacts with ISMMS Faculty and acts as a subject matter expert for contracts-related issues.
  3. Works closely with other ISMMS departments to review and negotiate intellectual property terms for philanthropic grants and service agreements.
  4. Maintains positive, productive relationships with commercial and academic sponsors.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education

JD, or equivalent contract drafting and execution experience

Minimum Related Experience

1-3 years contracting or law, preferably related to technology commercialization or IP

Minimum Computer Skills

Advanced knowledge of standard office software packages (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

General Skills

  • Highly organized with demonstrated ability to establish and execute priorities
  • Ability to work independently in a high-pressure environment, negotiating a high-volume and variety of agreements, while creatively maneuvering obstacles and adhering to policy and procedure
  • Flexibility and ability to manage numerous tasks concurrently and ability to act cooperatively with many individuals
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain healthy and productive relationships with faculty, commercial sponsors, outside counsel and Mount Sinai staff and leadership
  • Detail-oriented and ability to perform with accuracy
  • Positive, energetic, team-oriented with a professional outlook
  • Behavioral competencies: customer service, attention-to-detail, goal-orientation, initiative, ownership, communication, adaptability, influence and persuasion, and time management

This position generally reports to: Senior Contracts & Commercial Licensing Officer;  2 positions available

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