Technology Transfer Associate

Technology Transfer Associate

  • 527431
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 79
  • UAF Vice Chancellor for Research

Are you interested in new science and technology and finding out how things work? Are you interested in making an impact as a liaison between university researchers and industry partners? If so, this is the position for you! UAF's Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship (Center ICE) amplifies the impact of university R&D by catalyzing, supporting, and transferring solutions to real-world challenges. Our office is looking for a full-time technology transfer professional to bridge new innovations from the research lab to the community. Come and help us work with partners and licensees to transform innovations into new products and services for the benefit of society!

This role involves working with researchers to understand and summarize their solutions, protecting the intellectual property, and finding community and industry partners that can take the reigns in implementing the solution.

The technology transfer associate should have the ability to work independently with intermittent supervision as well as to work successfully as a member of a team. The associate should have excellent interpersonal as well as strong written and oral communication skills, in particular with scientists and non-scientists. The associate should be knowledgeable of computer operations. The associate should be able to quickly learn about a technology. The associate should be able to sell an idea.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's or a master's degree in technology, business administration or related fields.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Troth Yeddha' campus in Fairbanks Alaska. This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Applications will be accepted for review on February 1, 2024, to ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on DAY BEFORE REVIEW DATE January 31, 2024.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Kenna Metivier, Signers' Business Office Assistant HR Manager at kjmetivier@alaska.edu or 907-474-1847

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