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Strategic Partnership Associate

Company: Harvard University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

60177BRAuto req ID:60177BRJob Code:358056 Admin Pro/Indiv Contrib Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Strategic Partnership AssociateSub-Unit:Office of the President and Provost Appointment End Date:30-Dec-2025Salary Grade ( :056Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Basic Qualifications:BA/BS degree in relevant fields of Physical Sciences required (Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science), plus one year of scientific training and/or industry or tech transfer experience. Additional Qualifications and Skills:Advanced degree in Physical Sciences preferred, or BA/BS with an MBA; must have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; ability to multi-task and manage numerous projects simultaneously; ability to select, set, and meet appropriate goals from among competing demands and work independently within a team environment. Demonstrated analytical skills and creative problem-solver.Additional Information:This is a three year term appointment with the possibility of renewal.This position may start hybrid (some on-campus/some remote work), with the transition to a full-on campus in Cambridge if required by the department. Work options for this role will be discussed during the interview process.PLEASE NOTE: The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvards Vaccine & Booster Requirements ( Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the Universitys COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found on the Universitys COVID-19 Vaccine Information webpage: Screening:Education, IdentitySchedule:Full time. Monday through Friday. 35 hours per week. Job Function:General Administration Position Description:Under the guidance and supervision of the Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships, this position will have two primary components:

  • Assist in the management of multifaceted alliances with our corporate partners in engineering and the physical sciences.Existing alliances:
    • Source new research projects for our alliance partners
    • Support and track progress on those projects that have been selected
    • Assist in the governance and day-to-day management of alliances
    • Oversee management of Visiting FellowsDevelopment of new alliances:
      • Identify potential alliance partners, based on secondary research
      • Identify relevant faculty and research projects that align with the interests of potential partners
        • Assist in a wide range of activities that support Harvards mission of commercializing technologies arising from our labs. These activities will also focus on technologies in engineering and the physical sciences.
        • Evaluate technologies and core technical competencies within the context of industry needs and market applications
        • Conduct primary and secondary research to find potential applications and identify suitable licensees
        • Assist in managing a portfolio of time-sensitive projects related to technology commercialization
        • Work closely with OTDs Technology Transactions team in the general execution of agreements, including options, confidentiality, inter-institutional agreements, industry-sponsored research, non-exclusive licenses, and collaboration agreementsPLEASE NOTE: This is a 3-year term appointment.School/Unit:University Administration EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

Keywords: Harvard University, Cambridge , Strategic Partnership Associate, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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