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The career experience at Harvard OTD is stimulating, challenging, and deeply rewarding. Take a look at our current job openings below. All candidates must submit interest via the Harvard Careers website.

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Requisition # 54119BR

Job Summary

Reporting to the Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships, the Associate Director, Business Development Manager will be responsible for a range of activities related to the development and commercialization of promising Harvard technologies. Primary responsibilities include developing innovative strategies for the commercialization of Harvard technologies; identifying and pursuing high profile commercial opportunities within a portfolio (managed by the Managing Director or Director of Business Development (DBD), serving as the lead in providing business development services to assigned faculty members under the supervision of the Managing Director or DBD, and assisting in the organization of education and outreach activities that help elevate the visibility of the department among internal and external stakeholders.

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Requisition # 56518BR

Job Summary

Reporting to an OTD Director of Business Development (DBD), the Business Development Manager will be responsible for a range of activities related to the commercial development of promising Harvard technologies. Primary responsibilities include identifying and pursuing specific, high profile commercial opportunities within a portfolio (managed by the DBD), serving as the lead in providing business development services to assigned faculty members under close DBD supervision, managing OTD’s Early Technical Assessment (aka, Fellows) Program, and assisting in the organization of education and outreach activities that help elevate the visibility of the department amongst internal and external stakeholders.

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Requisition # 57411BR

Job Summary

Harvard’s Office of Technology Development (OTD) and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University seek a talented, enthusiastic individual to work as a Senior Associate Director of Technology Transactions. Reporting to OTD’s Director of Technology Transactions, the Senior Associate Director of Technology Transactions will be responsible for negotiating, structuring, drafting, and commenting upon license agreements, industry sponsored research and collaboration agreements, material transfer agreements, inter-institutional agreements and related agreements for the Wyss Institute’s faculty, technical staff and Executive Management.

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Requisition # 58776BR

Job Summary

Working in the Corporate Alliances group within the Office of Technology Development (OTD), the successful candidate will provide assistance with managing multi-program sponsored research alliances in the area of the medical/biological science that have been or will be created between Harvard OTD and pharmaceutical/biotech industry partners. The goal of Harvard’s Corporate Alliances team is to maximize the value of research alliances with industry by establishing collaborative research plans for the development of innovative biomedical/pharmaceutical technologies based on common research interests, and ensuring that relationships between Harvard faculty and industry partners remain aligned, collaborative and productive.

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Requisition # 58905BR

Job Summary

The Business Development Associate works within the Office of Technology Development (OTD) at the Harvard Medical School office, under the guidance and supervision of the Executive Director, Harvard Medical School. The position will be responsible for assisting the Directors of Business Development (DBDs) in managing a portfolio of time-sensitive projects in the area of medical/biological science and providing support and reporting to the DBDs and other staff as may be required. The position will also interact with peer institutions and other academic institutions, as well as representatives from industry, as appropriate. Other duties as needed.