Associate Director, Innovation & Commercialization – Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar – Qatar


Position Summary

The position will be responsible to lead, plan and execute all activities necessary to expand research opportunities and promote industry alliances. He/she will steer and facilitate all research innovation through grant reviews, entrepreneurial-education and partnering. The incumbent will provide the support necessary to faculty to move their scientific discoveries to market. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Provides assistance to faculty to find new funding opportunities with new and diverse sponsors.
  • Develops and oversees the implementation of Research Development strategies.
  • Establishes strategies and foster Research Alliances with industry partners.
  • Develops, refines and establishes Research Development and Research Alliance policies.
  • Provides support to faculty to facilitate disclosures and obtain intellectual property protection, coordinate the work with our central NY office (CTL).
  • Provides all support needed to faculty to move their scientific discovery into the market, through a third-party investor, the creation of new startups, or licensing agreements in consultation with CTL.
  • Expands customer base for WCM-Q Service Cores.
  • Liaises with Qatari stakeholders to assist with the development of national innovation and commercialization policies and procedures.
  • Assists with contractual review and negotiation of intellectual property and licensing terms and conditions in consultation with CTL.
  • Provides support to faculty and Grants & Contracts team to meet sponsors’ intellectual property requirements.
  • Performs other job related duties as required.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2022-01-22
Job Location: Doha, Qatar
Job Role: Administration
Company Industry: Higher Education

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Management
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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