Houston Methodist: Director of Technology Transfer


Work for one of FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Houston Methodist has earned this impressive distinction for 10 years in a row.

As Director of Technology Transfer, you’ll be the face behind commercialization at the innovative Houston Methodist. Relationships you build will be the framework from which the program thrives. The institution is looking for someone with a proven leadership record of successfully expanding technology transfer program(s). Growth in technology transfer activities is a priority at Houston Methodist and the organization is looking for someone ready to lead the group to the next level.

The Director of Technology Transfer, in consultation with the EVP, will implement a vision, strategy, and organizational structure to maximize the effectiveness of the office in serving the needs of researchers, staff, and external clients.

The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of and skill in:

  • Cultivating and creating relationships in order to build a stronger technology transfer department and strengthen its reputation
  • Management of staff and stakeholders
  • Customer service, communications, and negotiation
  • Identifying intellectual property and encouraging invention reporting by increasing the awareness of intellectual property issues among research, clinical and administrative staff, and building relationships with and among the innovators at Houston Methodist

This is not a maintenance position, but one focused on extreme growth and potential in an innovative and supportive environment. Click here for the Houston Methodist Job Specification and detailed information about responsibilities and qualifications.


The Location: Houston, Texas

Most people think of oil and humidity when they think of Houston, but this bustling city is also the nation’s number one job creator (by a landslide). It’s home to more Fortune 500 companies than any other city outside of New York. With a cost of living below the U.S. average and a top-rated downtown medical center, the Bayou City offers a well-rounded place to call home.


If you believe you have the leadership abilities this award-winning medical center is looking for please contact us. If it’s not the right fit for you, consider sharing it with colleagues using the social media links below.

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