- Initial technology consultation, determination of commercial potential, and triage of projects to appropriate MTRAC funding vehicle.
- Assist Senior Tech Miner in identifying new technologies suitable for MTRAC funding
- Establish and maintain working relations with commercialization and R&D groups at affiliate institutions
- Work with faculty to stress importance of commercialization, potentials for entrepreneurship and roadmap for technology transfer
- Oversight committee management
- Identify mentors for selected technology teams
- Project team management and mentoring - quarterly updates
- Team budgets and accounting
- Quarterly project reviews and communication to project teams
- Maintain a working knowledge of University and statewide faculty, support staff and resources
- Strong understanding of the medical technology development ecosystem and resources in Michigan
- Drive teamwork with multiple units and groups across campus
- Track results and provide early warning when projects are in jeopardy of missing milestones
- Bachelor's degree
- Minimum of four years of work experience in life science technology development
- Project planning/management
- Experience in customer-focused functions
- Strong organizational skills with demonstrated attention to detail, self starter with ability to set priorities, customer focused, ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people, ability to act effectively both independently and as a member of a team, flexibility to meet changing priorities and fluency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).
- Desired Quals: Basic Knowledge of venture funding and the milestones that drive value creation for investors, understanding of technology transfer and venture start-up process, familiarity with FDA regulations for clinical trial and commercialization (e.g. IND, 510(k), IDE).
- Project manager experience with translational technologies
- Understand Office of Research/MTRAC's capabilities, resources and connection
- Ability to team with Medical School Admin, Office of Tech Transfer, MEDC and other MTRAC stakeholders
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
NCRC, Building 520, 3rd Floor
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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