BioHealth Job Opportunities
BioHealth Innovation, Inc., (BHI) a non-profit organization which strives to facilitate the development of commercially viable health IT products and companies by connecting market relevant research assets to appropriate funding, management and markets, is seeking interns as part of the BHI Internship Program.
POSITION DESCRIPTION – BHI Intern
BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI), a regional private-public partnership focusing on commercializing market-relevant biohealth innovations and increasing access to early-stage funding in Central Maryland, is seeking highly motivated and dynamic individuals to fill internship positions at the Rockville, MD headquarters. The BHI Internship Program offers essential experience for IT, Business, and Biohealth students in the region. By offering a variety of projects and responsibilities to students, BHI aims to prepare interns for professional careers in the business, life sciences, healthcare and IT industries.
BioHealth Innovation, Inc., (BHI) a non-profit organization which strives to facilitate the development of commercially viable health IT products and companies by connecting market relevant research assets to appropriate funding, management and markets, is seeking a Health Information Technology (IT) Entrepreneur-in-Residence.
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POSITION DESCRIPTION – Health IT Entrepreneur-in-Residence
The Health IT Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) will lead in the evaluation of early-stage health IT technologies, advise BHI on opportunities for new ventures, and build a portfolio commercially relevant health IT opportunities. The Health IT EIR influences the BHI organization by managing and providing information, intelligence and insights that drive critical business decisions. The Health IT EIR will work with early stage companies to launch and validate those companies while providing recommendations and insights on the direction of potential technologies. The Health IT EIR has the potential to also serve in a co-management role in a health IT accelerator.
POSITION DESCRIPTION – Entrepreneur-in-Residence
The Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) will lead in the evaluation of early-stage technologies, provide a strategic plan for start-up companies, advise BHI on opportunities for new ventures, and lead the commercial strategy for mature assets. The EIR influences the BHI organization by strategically managing and providing information, intelligence and insights that drive critical business decisions. The EIR will oversee primary and secondary research and will provide strategic recommendations and insights on the direction of potential assets.
Technology Development Specialist - Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutesof the world-renowned National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking a highly motivatedindividual to serve as technology development specialist in the Technology Transfer andIntellectual Property Office (TTIPO).
TTIPO has primary responsibility for the technology transfer function of NIAID. This functioninvolves protecting the government's investment in new inventions, proprietary materials, andinformation and facilitating their conversion to commercially available products that improvepublic health.
The technology development specialist will be responsible for advising on and performing thefull range of support services that facilitate the transfer of new technologies and researchmaterials, particularly to the private sector, for further research or commercial development as appropriate.
The specialist provides advice, guidance, and assistance to NIAID staff on issues relating tocollaborative and other agreements, inventions, patents, licenses, royalties, and other technology transfer matters. The specialist also assists with reviews, drafts, and negotiations of technology transfer agreements for intramural laboratories and extramural branches in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and federal and NIAID and NIH policies.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have successfully completed a full four-year course ofstudy in an accredited college or university that included a major field of study in an academicfield related to the health sciences or allied sciences, appropriate to the work of the position.In addition, applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria:
- Demonstrate in resume at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the federal government, obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: assisting staff in resolving routine issues on intellectual property and/or technology transfer; making minor modifications oradaptations to established methods, procedures, or techniques; gathering information foruse in developing responses to routine inquiries; drafting documents to explain scientificor other findings; assisting in preparing portions of briefing reports relating to routinetechnology transfer; participating in meetings to advise on and respond to specific,routine questions regarding technology transfer; and interacting with individuals withinan organization to provide information and/or to coordinate activities
- Have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, if related
- Have three full years of related, progressively higher level graduate education leading tosuch a degree
- Have equivalent combinations of related graduate education and qualifying experience
Please access the detailed vacancy announcement for mandatory qualifications requirements andapplication procedures at www.USAJobs.gov, beginning September 14, 2013. Applications aredue by no later than 11:59 p.m. on September 27, 2013.
Vacancy announcement number: NIH-NIAID-DE-13-950998 (U.S. citizens)
Salary: $62,467 - $81,204 (annually), commensurate with experience
Benefits: A full civil service package of benefits is available, including retirement; health, life,and long-term care insurance; annual and sick leave; and thrift savings plan (401K equivalent).
HHS, NIH, and NIAID are proud to be equal opportunity employers.
The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), a national leader in entrepreneurship and innovation education, venture creation and successful university-company partnerships, is searching for a talented individual to fill the following position at its University of Maryland, College Park location.
The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview
As part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) mission to support biomedical research and reduce the burden of illness worldwide, the NIH Roadmap Initiative outlines the need to position the NIH to address the evolving public health challenges of the 21st Century and to enhance public-private partnerships. To support this mission, the NIH Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) is working to address global health challenges by facilitating the transfer of technologies to people around the world.
We are looking for an experienced pharmaceutical project manager/project team leader to join the Project and Portfolio Management team at the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), to help select/lead/manage a portfolio of late pre-clinical and early clinical stage therapeutic development projects.
- More than 5 years of hands-on industry pharmaceutical project management experience
- Experience of leading/managing a preclinical or a clinical stage drug development program in its entirety
- Deep domain knowledge of drug development in the global regulatory environment
- Hands-on experience in at least one of the key scientific and clinical disciplines required for drug development
- Advanced degree in life science or business required
- Proven track record of team leadership, including strong written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, organizational and time management skills
- Experiences with orphan drugs and neglected infectious diseases are preferred but not required
- PMP certification preferred but not required
The Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination (OTAC) in the Division of Extramural Research Activities (DERA), NHLBI is seeking outstanding candidates for the Business Development Specialist (Health Scientist Administrator) position. The OTAC is charged with accelerating the translation of basic discoveries and innovations into new diagnostics, devices, and therapeutics, and facilitating the development of new technologies via Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) initiatives. The Office facilitates identification of emerging areas of translational opportunities and provides functional integration by developing interdependent teams that leverage resources and intellect across the NHLBI, and with other NIH Institutes, agencies, and organizations. The OTAC enhances communication and coordination between existing programs, develops and coordinates strategic initiatives and Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs), and identifies and capitalizes on synergies to meet and enhance program goals. For more information about the OTAC, please visit http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/dera/otac.
The Business Development Specialist will be responsible for the evaluation of the scientific and technological novelty, business opportunity potential and commercialization merits for research projects in the NHLBI SBIR/STTR portfolio as well as other initiatives in the OTAC. Responsibilities of the position include activities such as portfolio management assistance; drafting solicitations; evaluating the effectiveness of short and long-term SBIR projects, providing advice to the OTAC Director and NHLBI senior-level scientists regarding strategic SBIR technology development; establishing internal and external contacts to foster the development of programs and identification of opportunities for SBIR technology research support and collaboration; facilitating scientific collaborations between NHLBI, NIH, DHHS and other Federal agencies, industry and the private sector; and building public-private partnerships to ensure best practices and exchange information.
Candidates for the position must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree and biotechnology or biomedical research experience. The ideal candidate will have multi-disciplinary scientific knowledge combined with experience gained in the biomedical or biotechnology industry through direct exposure to commercializing biomedical technologies (e.g. therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices or other platform technologies). US citizenship is required.
How to Apply: the job announcement is posted on www.usajobs.gov as:
Health Scientist Administrator (Business Development Specialist) NHLBI-DE (NIH-NHLBI-DE-13-936797 - for all US Citizens)
Health Scientist Administrator (Business Development Specialist) NHLBI-MP (NIH-NHLBI-MP-13-936946 - for Status Candidates - Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
Interested candidates must submit an online application to the USAJOBS announcement by August 16, 2013.
The Tech Council of Maryland is currently seeking a new Industry Programs Manager to assist in the execution of the association's educational programming. Reports directly to the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations. Responsible for educational programming and outreach efforts including speaker attraction, program planning, committee management and sponsorship sales for the Technology and Biotechnology programs.
Health Scientist Administrator (Business Development Specialist) NHLBI-DE - National Institutes of Health
The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.
The Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination (OTAC) in the Division of Extramural Research Activities (DERA), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is seeking outstanding candidates for the Health Scientist Administrator (Business Development Specialist) position. The OTAC is charged with accelerating the translation of basic discoveries and innovations into new diagnostics, devices, and therapeutics, and facilitating the development of new technologies via Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) initiatives. The Office facilitates identification of emerging areas of translational opportunities and provides functional integration by developing interdependent teams that leverage resources and intellect across the NHLBI, and with other NIH Institutes, agencies, and organizations. The OTAC enhances communication and coordination between existing programs, develops and coordinates strategic initiatives and Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs), and identifies and capitalizes on synergies to meet and enhance program goals.
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