Technology Transfer Specialist

Clearance Level
Bethesda, Maryland

REQ#: G2019-66141

Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular
GDIT is seeking an experienced Technology Transfer Specialist to support the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) Department of Research Programs (DRP). The DRP supports WRNMMC by providing world-class support for research development protocol review and project oversight for military and civilian staff. This position will be responsible for the following:
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge of technology transfer, working knowledge of Federal technology transfer legislation and policies.
  • Process, negotiate, execute and revise agreements in support of WRNMMC investigator's collaborations with parties outside the Federal government.
  • Be a point of contact for incoming request forms for agreements including CRADAs, MTAs, Collaborative agreements, SLAs, IAAs and others.
  • Maintain records including adding information in databases and tracking them for future reference.
  • Identify external entities with interest in faculty research area(s), and developing research partnerships.
  • Assist with outreach to potential partners by assisting scientists in developing statements of work, directing them to in-house personnel for budget development and assuring that they follow all in house policies for establishing agreements with potential partners.
  • Review and evaluate intellectual property (IP) held by partner as well as in-house IP to determine the possibility of new IP and value of the collaboration.
  • Help inventors with their invention disclosures and assist with other laboratory or outreach projects as needed. This includes working with other members on special projects and assignments.
  • Manage the development of and implementation of technology transfer initiatives, oversees the organization of strategic partnerships and alliances, and maintains knowledge of relevant scientific activities at WRNMMC, other Federal agencies, non-Federal government organizations, and non-government organizations. When called upon, participate in the development of new policies regarding the technology transfer.
Bachelors Degree in a scientific discipline.Preferred candidates shall possess a PhD or equivalent degree in health life sciences or related field.
  • 5-8 years of related experience in scientific research, analysis and/or engineering.
  • 1-3 years of experience in scientific research environment and knowledge of technology transfer and patenting.
  • US Citizenship required and ability to pass a NACLC background investigation.


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