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NIH NIAID Technology Transfer Fellowship Program

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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)
Postdoc & Early Career

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Office (TTIPO) is seeking motivated applicants with a strong scientific background and excellent communication skills for the NIAID Technology Transfer Fellowship Program (TTFP).

Why should I apply? Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the policies and laws that drive technology transfer at NIH and develop skills for a career in technology transfer. The TTFP will prepare Fellows for technology transfer positions within universities, industry, or the government.

What will I be doing? Fellows will be mentored on how NIAID:

- Reviews inventions reported by NIAID or CDC scientists for potential patenting, licensing, and/or marketing.

- Negotiates confidential disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements, clinical trial agreements, cooperative research and development agreements, and other technology transfer agreements for NIAID.

- Negotiates licenses for NIAID and CDC technologies and monitors licenses for compliance.

- Manages a portfolio of patent applications, issued patents and other forms of intellectual property.

- Promotes collaborations with academia, industry, nonprofits, and government agencies.

Where will I be located? Rockville, MD -*Appointments may result in a virtual placement due to COVID-19 impacts.

What are the benefits? Fellows receive the following benefits:

- A one year appointment that may be renewed up to three years: 1st year stipend rate: $58,980 annually; 2nd year stipend rate: $64,800 annually; 3rd year stipend rate: $72,000 annually

- Health Insurance Supplement

- A training/travel allowance of $5,000 annually.

Participating Institution(s):
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National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Lead)
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Business Administration
Cellular Biology
Law & Government
Molecular Biology
STEM Fields

Biochemical Engineering
Computational Biology
Developmental Biology
Infectious Disease
Public Health
Technology Transfer

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)

Page last updated 8/28/2023
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