1+ months

OTC Fellows Program

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title OTC Fellows Program
Requisition Number DU06145
Department Name 40420:Office of Technology Commercialization
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range up to $15/hr
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Current undergraduate students who have completed 90+ credit hours, graduate
students, or post-doctoral scholars.
*Graduate students must have permission from their advisor to participate.

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Office setting lifting up to 20 lbs.


The commitment is 10 hours per week to be worked
during business hours of Mon-Fri 8a-5p.

Job Summary

Typical projects may include, dependent upon educational
background and career motivation:
Conducting scientific, market, prior art, and patent search and analysis
Assessing t he commercial viability of new inventions through market research and competitive analysis
Identifying potential licensees or inventors
Developing marketing materials
Assisting with the management of a patent docket, including creating useful patent data and analytics for the office
Collecting royalty rate research and developing preliminary valuation models
Assisting in the review of agreements for contract management and organization

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Applicants with a clinical, scientific, technical, business or law background are
encouraged to apply. The following will be considered to be preferred experience:
Completion of MKT 601: Marketing Research
Completion of MKT 624: Entrepreneurship and Business Startups
Completion of LAW 801: Contracts I
Completion of LAW 802: Contract II
Completion of LAW 934: Patent Law
Completion of LAW 935: Intellectual Property
Completion of LAW 936: Intellectual Property Transactions
Participation in the Scholars in Engineering & Management (SEAM) Program
Participation in the Biopharmaceutical Engineering Track Program
Participation in the UK Entrepreneurs Club
Participation in Wildcat Investors
Participation in campus business plan competitions
Participation in the Intellectual Property Society
Participation in the Business Law Society

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience


Deadline to Apply 02/29/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2020-01-14 Expires: 2020-03-14

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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