Now hiring: UNeMed seeks licensing professionals


OMAHA, Neb. (May 15, 2024)—UNeMed Corporation is now hiring, seeking qualified candidates to join its licensing team in two open positions: Licensing Specialist and Licensing Associate.

A permanent full-time position within the University of Nebraska system, the 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.

To learn more and apply for the Licensing Specialist position, go to the UNMC job portal at:

The licensing associate position is an entry-level position aimed at those interested in a career in technology transfer. In the course of their duties, the licensing associate will develop the skills associated with commercializing academic innovations and discoveries.

The licensing associate will work closely with inventors, helping evaluate, market and license the discoveries and innovations that emerge from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

The licensing associate position is a one-year appointment, which can be renewed annually for up to three years.

A minimally qualified candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a scientific field (biology or chemistry preferred)
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of software
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional written, oral, communication and analytical skills

Preference will be given to candidates with advanced degrees in chemistry or biology. Other desirable traits include familiarity with business development, technology commercialization and license negotiation.

Learn more, including how to apply for the position, at the UNMC job portal,

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