Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is growing its team by adding two Senior Licensing Manager positions – so if you have been looking for an opportunity to advance your career in technology licensing/life sciences, there is no better place than Boston. Known as the “Life Science Corridor” Boston is home to the world’s largest cluster of life science and biotech companies – 730 organizations that work within the Life Sciences technology.
The new Senior Licensing Managers (there are two positions) for Dana- Farber Cancer Institute will work in separate spheres of life science clusters and continually collaborate with team members and external partners, developing relationships and mutually beneficial projects.
Each senior licensing manager will also serve as a marketing strategist, seeking areas in which collaboration with counterparts in industry will provide insight and access to further develop Dana-Farber’s portfolio efforts. While the senior licensing managers primary function is to develop mutually beneficial relationships, internally within the Dana-Farber network, and externally with businesses, startup companies, entrepreneurs and others, these managers will also serve as mentors and supervisors to a team of junior professionals in technology transfer.
In order to accomplish goals, each senior licensing manager will be assigned a cluster and work closely with a team of professionals to coordinate cross-cluster programs and projects and shape, execute and accelerate commercial opportunities.
Founded in 1997, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is part of a consortium that consolidates the efforts in translational cancer research with other founding member institutions in Boston: Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Boston, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital. The consortium links the efforts of a large cadre of cancer scientists – currently more than 800 members with NCI grants amounting to over $200 million in total funding in an integrated, collaborative organizational structure designed to promote research advances that are aimed at lowering the burden of cancer.
Read more about the position and qualifications – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Licensing Manager Position Description