This role will operate under the CDC’s Office of Science. The TTI Business Analyst will be responsible for the following:
Develop Agreements for Research – Conduct technology transfer negotiations with domestic and international private sectors and research institutions, review research proposals, develop and present recommendations regarding research agreements for review by CDC, and execute final research agreements per CDC guidance and policy.
Facilitate Invention Reporting – Work with CDC staff to provide advice about potential tech transfer issues during research activities and to assist in the invention reporting process.
Patenting and Other Protections - Provide guidance in planning an effective patent, copyright, or trademark strategy and handle all implementation details during the protection stage.
Licensing – Assist in technical and market assessments and actively market CDC technologies to industry partners. Facilitate and create evaluation, material transfer, and license agreements with these industry partners to effectively get CDC technology into commercial use.
Liaise with CDC Centers, Institutes or Offices - Assist National Centers, Divisions and Laboratory staff in the development and processing of agreements. Help staff interpret policies, rules and regulations related to the implementation of the Federal Technology Transfer Act of 1986 as related to CDC technologies and the Small Business Innovation Program (SBIR).
Legal Support – Collaborate with CDC Office of General Counsel and other Tech Transfer legal staff to provide legal guidance and assistance for all our CDC Tech transfer activities.
Decision Support - Provide information and guidance to conduct CDC business and expedite decisions by internal and external partners. Advise interested parties on CDC policies & procedures including conflict of interest issues, royalties, etc.
Consult on the prioritization, coordination, and management of assigned technology transfer duties by using a variety of software tools (SharePoint, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Inteum, TechTracs, Grant Solutions, etc.).
Perform administrative tasks associated with performing technology transfer services.
Initiate electronic and hardcopy records related to agreements, and maintain appropriate data related to agreement records.
Provide information when the requested information concerns routine and procedural requirements. Search for and assemble agreement information and records to respond to inquiries (i.e., FOIA, etc.).