Job Postings June 2017

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Director of Corporate Relations,
Carnegie Mellon University,
Pittsburgh, PA

The Director of Corporate Relations will join Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) as a senior member of the Corporate & Institutional Partnerships team reporting to the Executive Director, Institutional Partnerships. The job candidate will be dedicated to Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in building strategic partnerships and additional opportunities with corporate partners in close collaboration with the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Career Services, Technology Transfer, Office of Sponsored Programs, stakeholders in campus units (Deans, Associate Deans for Research, Chief Advancement Officers), Associate Vice President, Campus Design and Facility Development, and other industry-facing colleagues.

A demonstrated understanding of intellectual property and licensing in university-industry collaborations is required.

Carnegie Mellon University has retained the executive search firm Cross Hill Partners to search for the right person to fill this position. For additional information please contact Diane Shea

Associate Vice President, Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives,
Clemson University,
Clemson, SC

Clemson University is seeking to fill a position with responsibility to lead and coordinate corporate partnerships and strategic initiatives for the University. The Associate Vice President for Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives will report to the Vice President of External Affairs and will work closely with the Clemson University Coordinating Council for Strategic Initiatives, Innovation Campus leaders, College Deans, and other university leaders to grow Clemson’s corporate engagement strategies in support of the Clemson Forward Strategy. The central purpose of the position is to increase the level of corporate engagement and provide overall coordination of large strategic initiatives in support of Clemson’s education and research mission.

Physical Sciences & Engineering Invention-AssociateIntellectual Property-Associate,
Life Sciences Invention-Associate,
Innovations and New Ventures Office (INVO),
Northwestern University,
Evanston, IL

Northwestern University has announced three open positions for candidates with expertise in engineering, physical, and/or life sciences interested in management of patent prosecution strategy, licensing, and commercialization of select University-generated intellectual property. Use the respective links for more detailed information and the opportunity to apply.

Senior Manager for Industry Engagement,
The Ohio State University,
Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University (OSU) is seeking a mature, experienced professional to play a leadership role in the Sustainable and Resilient Economy (SRE) Program—a broad, interdisciplinary initiative that is building research capacity, recruiting new talent, and unifying key capabilities across the university. The primary responsibility of this position is coordination of the planning, formulation, and capture of significant, university-wide grants and contracts, typically with large budgets and sizable faculty and staff involvement. For additional information click on the PDF link above.

To Apply, submit your resume and cover letter to Melissa Amos, Program Coordinator at