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Job postings will remain for a total of 90 days unless AURP is otherwise notified. After 90 days, the postings will be removed from the AURP Web site. If the position is filled prior to the 90 day limit, please contact AURP and request that it be removed. To post a job, please email Diana Horn. Need examples of job descriptions? Some sample job descriptions are here

July 29, 2022

Licensing Associate 1/2, Office of Innovation, University of Cincinnati
The Office of Innovation at the University of Cincinnati is hiring a Life Science focused Licensing Associate 1 or 2, depending on the applicant’s education and experience, to join the Technology Transfer team. The selected applicant will be primarily responsible for working with the Senior Licensing Associate(s) to support the commercialization of technologies developed at the university. Those responsibilities will include interacting with university faculty and inventors, learning about and understanding their inventions, making patentability decisions, developing an intellectual property strategy for those inventions, managing a portfolio of assigned patent families, working with internal and outside counsel on patent prosecution issues and any other assigned tasks. In addition, the selected applicant will be responsible for marketing the technologies in their portfolio, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements for those technologies and managing the resulting relationships.

July 28, 2022

Director, Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator (MEIA)
MEIA focuses on early-stage technology commercialization in partnership with Maryland-based Universities and Labs to support Maryland's Clean Energy and Climate Goals. MEIA supports solar, wind, batteries, energy efficiency, grid modernization, carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS), and any other technology that reduces greenhouse gas emissions or provides negative emissions benefits in the electric, oil and gas, residential, commercial or industrial sectors. The Director of MEIA reports directly to the Executive Director of MCEC. The Director oversees and participates in administration and programming, with direct responsibility for budgeting and financial management. The Director is the public facing person who represents the State of Maryland’s effort to build a clean energy and climate tech ecosystem, working in collaboration with State agencies and Universities to create associated jobs. If you are interested in learning more about the MEIA Director position or know of anyone who would be, please check out this position at

July 12, 2022

President and CEO - University City Parks
The University City Partners in Charlotte, NC is seeking a CEO who is a dynamic, visionary leader, effective communicator, collaborator, and expert manager skilled in placemaking, transit-oriented development, urban research park leadership, advocacy, public-private partnerships, and urban planning. The CEO must be results-oriented and steeped in “best practices” with a demonstrated record of success in urban community building. The CEO should demonstrate an intentional focus for inclusive growth both internally and programmatically.Resumes are due by July 30th. Please submit electronically to [email protected] attention UCP CEO. Learn More.

July 11, 2022

Project Coordinator (Construction & Development) - McMaster Innovation Park
The role of the Project Management Coordinator is a dynamic position well suited to an individual who is highly organized, good at managing multiple tasks and deadlines, and has experience in the world of real estate development and construction project coordination. The candidate may be working independently or providing support to a team of professionals to support the PMO and improve workflow. MIP is developing over 50 acres of brownfield land into a world premiere innovation district over the next 10 years and will require a candidate with the skillset and drive to support the PMO team and develop systems to streamline this development in the most efficient way. Although MIP accepts a hybrid of in-person and at-home work, this role may be required to by physically present in the office 3 days per week. Learn More.

   June 21, 2022

Executive Director & CEO - Milwaukee Regional Innovation Center, Inc Technology Innovation Center LLC
The Executive Director will ensure that staff members are aligned with the organization's mission and vision and that they are working together to successfully achieve strategic objectives. As an organization that has used real estate development and property management as catalysts to fulfill its broader mission of economic and community development, the Executive Director will need to know how to market, do lease management, and stay on top of repairs, replacements, and maintenance, in addition to having a deep understanding of the challenges facing businesses, especially those in the start-up phase, have the ability to mentor and encourage these businesses, be familiar with university technology commercialization, be familiar with start-up funding sources, and provide referrals to external resources within the entrepreneurial eco-system that will help companies thrive. While additional staff will be competent at day-to-day operations, it will be necessary for the Executive Director to be strategic and visionary and be able to set long-term goals for the organization. Learn More.

June 21, 2022

Senior Analyst - BioHealth Innovation, Inc.
Reporting to the V.P. - Economic Development, the Senior Analyst will lead BHI Analysts and assist EIRs in: Evaluation of early-stage technologies; Provide a strategic plan for start-up companies; and Advise BHI on opportunities for new ventures, and assist with developmental strategies. The Senior Analyst influences and supports the BHI organization by supporting the CEO and EIRs in strategically managing and providing information, intelligence and insights that drive critical business decisions. That would involve collection and interpretation of primary and secondary research and will provide strategic recommendations and insights on the direction of potential assets. Learn More.

   June 21, 2022

Entrepreneur-In-Residence Role - BioHealth Innovation, Inc. and NIH
Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (EIR) will work in collaboration with SEED to mentor innovators and provide guidance to help them de-risk the technical and business elements of their product development projects. EIRs will also help NIH and individual innovators ensure the long-term success of their projects by facilitating connections with investors and strategic partners who can help achieve commercial success and healthcare consumer access. To be successful in this role, entrepreneurial, commercial or product development experience in areas of social impact including wellness & prevention, healthcare access/community health and a wide network in social impact ventures is required. Learn More.

  June 21, 2022

Executive Vice President of Business Development
 The EVP of Business Development position is a key strategic and relationship-driven role focused on accelerating the Park’s growth, expanding its influence, and raising its regional and national profile. The EVP will be focused on developing and strengthening the Park’s external relationships with innovation-driven startups, private industry firms, government agencies, federal research laboratories, and the Park’s regional partners and stakeholders. Learn More.

June 7, 2022

Associate Vice President of Economic Development and Executive Director of Atwood Innovation Plaza
Based on Utah System of Higher Education policy R312, Regional Universities are directed to contribute to economic development at the local and state levels. Utah Tech University (formerly Dixie State University) seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial leader to advance regional economic development and competitiveness by designing academic and university strategies while setting policies and practices. This individual will also lead the development of an Innovation District at the University’s newly acquired Desert Color campus and corresponding relationships; and promote student, faculty, staff, and community innovation and entrepreneurship by managing the activities of the Atwood Innovation Plaza. The position reports to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs through a university-wide Innovation and Economic Development Council. Learn More.

 May 24, 2022

Director/Corporate Lead, Real Estate & Infrastructure 
ClavystBio Clavystbio (CVB) is a company established by Temasek to grow Singapore as a global life sciences hub. The company invests in opportunities in the biotech, medtech, and digital health sectors, as well as in real estate and service platforms, to catalyse and further develop the life sciences translational ecosystem. ClavystBio is looking for a Real Estate and Infrastructure Lead to form and lead the CVB real estate team to achieve the company’s infrastructure-related goals. Learn More 

May 20, 2022

Head of Biotech & Life Science Ecosystem Development – Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
The Head of Biotech & Life Science Ecosystem Development is a team member of Innovation Quarter (iQ), in partnership with the Economic Development Department at Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. (GWSI). The purpose of this leadership role is to promote Winston Salem as the nucleus and gateway to access knowledge and resources in biotech and life sciences in Innovation Quarter and to develop opportunities for new life science companies to enter Forsyth County, with an emphasis in our identified focus areas, as noted below under position functions. (e.g., regenerative medicine, population health-value health transformation, healthy aging) The Head of Biotech & Life Science Ecosystem Development will contribute to the development and implementation of strategies for relevant industry recruitment, in coordination with Innovation Quarter and Greater Winston Salem, Inc. economic development goals and strategic plan. This person will collaborate and work closely with team members at Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist (AH WFB). We invite you to learn more by reviewing the job posting on AHWFB career site.