OMAHA, Neb. (May 5, 2022)—UNeMed Corporation, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is now seeking qualified candidates to join its licensing team as a Senior Licensing Specialist, a permanent full-time position within the University of Nebraska system.
The Senior Licensing Specialist will work closely with inventive faculty, staff and students at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha to protect, develop and ultimately commercialize innovations. This includes evaluating innovations for their novelty and marketability, developing industrial contacts and relationships, contract negotiation, developing and implementing marketing strategies for each technology and managing expectations and relationships of University inventors and administration.
The ideal candidate is a committed team player with a love of science and discovery. They also hold an advanced degree in science or law with at least two years of experience in technology transfer, technical sales/marketing or business development. The ideal candidate is also familiar with the U.S. patent process, is nimble with a variety of online computer efficiency programs and has excellent written and oral communication skills. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate, in writing or verbally, complicated information to intelligent non-experts, but most importantly has the ability to grasp complicated scientific inventions across a vast array of fields.
UNeMed is the University of Nebraska’s technology transfer leader for all eastern Nebraska campuses, located on the sprawling medical campus in central Omaha. UNMC is widely regarded as a leader in a number of fields, including its infectious disease unit, which gained notoriety for its critically important work during the 2014 Ebola outbreaks and the COVID-19 pandemic. As one of the largest employers in the state, the University of Nebraska Medical Center and its clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, have an overall economic impact in Nebraska of $5.9 billion. UNeMed also works exclusively with research and new technology developed at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, including their world-class biomechanics department and National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology and Education Center (NCITE).
With about 1 million people in the area, Omaha is a friendly city with low cost-of-living, delicious food and plenty to do. National Geographic and U.S. News both rated it one of the best cities in the U.S., and Forbes rated it the seventh-best city to raise a family.
Learn more, including how to apply for the position, at the UNMC job portal, https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/67952.