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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Job ID 31248)

Under the general direction of the Senior Director of Finance and Administration, the Director of Finance and Technology leads a team of personnel managing INVO’s day-to-day transactional finance and IT activities as they relate to the intellectual property within INVO’s Intellectual Property Content Management System. Job Description (Search "31248")

 

INVENTION MANAGER- Engineering or Physical Science  (Job 31328)

The Invention Manager evaluates research discoveries and manages the patent process.  Interacts and structure licensing and patent agreements with industry, investors, and entrepreneurs; keeps abreast of Northwestern research through extensive interaction with faculty and students. Job Description (Search "31328")


INVENTION ASSOCIATE- Life Sciences (Job ID 30710)

The Invention Associate participates in the management of patent prosecution strategy, licensing, and commercialization of select University-generated intellectual property. Assists Invention Manager in promoting the mission and business of the department through the development of strong relationships with inventors, legal counsel, prospective and actual licensees, and colleagues.  Job Description (Search "30710")

 

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INVO Practicum

The INVO Practicum is a new program open to all Northwestern students and post-docs who are interested in learning more about the technology transfer process as well as being exposed to the vast areas of innovation at Northwestern. This program requires attendance at training sessions and a commitment of 10 hours per week over a six month period. The interns will gain hands-on experience in evaluating technologies for patentabilty and marketability as well as be expected to effectively communicate their findings with INVO staff. Two cohorts will run per year: January to June and June to December. The Practicum application can be downloaded here. Early submission is recommended as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please contact Sonia Kim for more information.

2017 Session II (July - December 2017) is CLOSED.

2018 Session I (January-June 2018) is OPEN.