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Boston University DIRECTOR, FACULTY ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Office of Technology Development, Business Development in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Boston University's Office of Technology Development (OTD) seeks a Director, Faculty Entrepreneurship to facilitate and support the creation of investigator-led entrepreneurial enterprises deriving from research ventures and discoveries. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Director, Faculty Entrepreneurship is responsible for managing the programs, processes, and resources that support researcher-driven creation of entrepreneurial enterprises. Responsibilities include developing and delivering educational programs that support technology commercialization in collaboration with Innovate@BU; management of the Ignition Award gap-funding program; managing occupancy of the Business Innovation Center in collaboration with the Photonics Center; and directing two full time employees and paid consultants that run, administer, and measure programs/events that connect our researchers with the talent, resources and funds necessary to advance their ventures.

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A cover letter is required for consideration.

Master's degree with 8+ years of experience required; preferably with direct experience as a founder, investor or early employee of a new company.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor .

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