SSTI Job Corner

Have an open position? Let us post your job listing — it's free for SSTI Members/$95 for all others. Job postings stay active on our website for 45 days and a brief mention is included in the SSTI Weekly Digest. Please send the position title, description, and any other relevant information to Jason Rittenberg or use the submission form. The deadline to be included in our weekly newsletter is Wednesday at 12:00 PM. 

The following positions are available:

Executive Director - e2e

Executive Director position is open for a business incubation and accelerator firm in Wichita, Kansas. The Executive Director is responsible for creating and maintaining a business incubation system that provides value-added services for the creation, development and growth of new business. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: development of company selection criteria, programming content and business assistance resources; marketing the program; managing and expanding a network of business, technical and financial consultants and resources required by budding entrepreneurs; and identifying and securing necessary facilities and financial resources for long-term sustainability of the organization.

The full job posting is available here.

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Director, Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) - University of Maryland
The University of Maryland seeks an energetic, forward-thinking individual to lead the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC). The Director leads and manages the OTC, overseeing personnel, budgets, and all aspects of intellectual property cultivation, assessment, protection, and commercialization. The Director establishes and implements strategies to maximize the social and economic impact of University research and discoveries through OTC’s commercialization efforts and its support of related entrepreneurial endeavors. The Director is responsible for developing and meeting annual OTC licensing goals and acts as primary point of contact and steward to resolve problems and issues affecting intellectual property and licensing at all levels within the University.
The full job posting is available here.

University of Bridgeport - Director, Technology Transfer and Venture Development

The University of Bridgeport (UB) is committed to advancing technology-based entrepreneurship and innovation as part of its role in promoting economic growth and development for the state of Connecticut, the region, and the nation. UB is seeking qualified candidates for the new position of Director, Technology Transfer and Venture Development, reporting to the Dean, Industry Outreach and Business Development within the Technology Commercialization group of the Office of the Senior Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research. The incumbent will be part of a team responsible for identifying, developing, and expanding entrepreneurial opportunities for UB faculty and students, as well as UB’s partner institutions as part of the CTNext grant.

The full job posting is available here

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Senior Associate for Research Investment - State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) is seeking a Senior Associate for Research Investment to coordinate the development and updating of the Commonwealth Research and Technology Strategic Roadmap. The incumbent will possess primary responsibility for creating and managing all necessary processes and procedures for ensuring fulfillment of the Council's statutory duty for the Roadmap, including assembling and directing the work of a panel of independent experts as described in the statute. The incumbent will contribute to the Council's statutory assistance to the VRIC, including aiding the Committee in and with enactment, implementation and fulfillment of the recommendations of the asset-assessment study. Applications must be received online by 5:00 p.m. on March 26, 2018. 

For complete job description, please go to Apply:

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Program Lead, Innovation Crossroads - Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory is seeking an experienced Program Lead to join the team managing the Innovation Crossroads program (  Innovation Crossroads competitively selects several individuals each year to participate in a unique entrepreneurial fellowship program to transform their energy and advanced manufacturing ideas into successful startup businesses. Participants receive a 2-year stipend, R&D funding to be used to collaborate with ORNL researchers, assistance on developing sound business models, access to a business mentor program, and opportunities to meet potential customers, partners, and investors. Major job responsibilities include: Providing technical and business mentoring to PhD -level entrepreneurs in multiple cohorts; help connect innovators with potential customers, partners, and investors; and developing and implementing strategies to maintain and grow the Innovation Crossroads Program. 

The full job posting can be found at

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