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Innovation Licensing Manager at Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA

January 2nd, 2020 · No Comments · Featured Job Listings, Job Listings

Job Summary

Be at your best with an organization that equips you to do so.  Whose people unite in making lives better. At Carilion Clinic, we help communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. As part of our team you can expect professional stability, strong technological resources, and the advancement potential of a regional leader.

Based in Roanoke, VA, we are an award-winning, community-based network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions. Explore how joining a regional leader can enhance your ability to learn, grow, and succeed.

Carilion Innovation (CI) is newly established and set on becoming one of the world’s leading Innovation centers within a healthcare system. Our metrics center on tangibly improving the health of our community through growing and establishing startups, as well as creating next-gen products and services.

The Licensing Manager (LM) will have the unique opportunity to vanguard the licensing capabilities and processes at Carilion. The LM guides and executes the full arch of commercialization: advising intake and assessment, determining the best path forward (e.g. spin out or licensing to established company) and patent strategy, developing go-to-market plan, outreach, and negotiates commercial agreements. Following a hub-and-spoke model, the LM will have access to expert resources: IP counsel, marketing, prior art, regulatory, internal stakeholders (e.g. IT, clinical and executive leadership, general counsel) and others as needed or identified by the LM.

Ideal candidates can easily shift and ensure continuity between vision, strategy, execution, and metrics; are confident, down-to-earth, intellectually curious and thrilled at executing; and know when to use their instincts and when to be data-driven. CI is a tightknit team that is inclusive, trusting, and respectful.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with extensive experience required. Master’s, MBA, or Ph.D. Degree preferred.


Experience in commercializing intellectual property and tech transfer in health care and related environments.
Experience patent process, negotiating and executing licensing agreements, collaboration agreements,
Minimum of five (5) years leadership or healthcare equivalent experience preferred.
Minimum of three (3) years experience in technology transfer.

Other Minimum Qualifications:

Demonstrated project management skills.
Ability to build rapport and establish relationships  through strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet computer software and data analysis.
Must satisfactorily complete orientation processes.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

Requisition Number: 32759 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CASB – Carilion Administrative Services Building 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Monday – Friday 8am-5pm. Additional hours as needed.
Recruiter: DAVID L NIVEN 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4057 
Recruiter Email:

This is Carilion Clinic …

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

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