Director, Digital Health – Business Development & Licensing at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
 
For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Passionate about digital health and data ventures? We're excited to launch recruitment for the newly crafted Director, Digital Health - Business Development and Licensing role in the Office of Technology Development (OTD). Our mission is to ensure that MSK's inventions have the greatest chance of being developed and commercialized to benefit patients and return the most value to MSK.

 

Reporting into our Sr Director, Tech Management and Commercialization, you will work closely with the VP, Technology Development, Chief Digital Officer (CDO), & executive leadership to navigate how best to package our assets (i.e. data - clinical, genomic) and structure partnership opportunities with external collaborators and investors with the aim of returning value to the institution, and enhancing MSK’s position and brand in the digital and data space.

 

This is a key role that will further enable our mission by working with scientists, physicians and administrators to build and maintain our leadership position in the fields of digital health, health informatics, patient data analysis and computational diagnostics.

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Communicate our digital brand internally and externally through partnerships and technology transfer
  • Oversee patent strategy and portfolio for digital assets including realistic development and commercialization plans for each digital asset planned for technology transfer
  • Negotiate and execute agreements with strategic partners
  • Build “hub-and-spoke” technology transfer accelerator where MSK data and technologies are central to numerous partnerships
  • Establish process for MSK investigators/staff to identify and disclose inventions
  • Evaluate inventions for patentability and commercial potential, including market research studies and competitive landscape analyses

Our Ideal Candidate...

  • 10+ years in life sciences/healthcare arena specifically bringing value to the digital health ecosystem in the context of business development, strategy consulting, venture capital, data assets
  • Well networked and eager to serve as a key liaison by pursuing connections across the healthcare landscape e.g. biotech, pharma, hospitals, payors, providers
  • Track-record of leading dynamic, cross-functional teams and collaborating with executive leadership on key strategic development projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field; MS preferred

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Location:  NYC - Midtown East near Grand Central  

 

Benefits 

Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time | Generous Vacation + 12 holidays to recharge & refuel | Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care | 403b retirement savings plan match | Tuition Reimbursement | Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance | Commuter Spending Account | Fitness Discounts & Wellness Program | Resource Networks | Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility  

 

We believe in communication, transparency, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It’s important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.  

 

Our Hiring Process 

You read the ad, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply -> Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video call -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to an on-site visit with the team -> post interview feedback -> ideally an offer! -> reference check & onboarding -> orientation & official welcome to MSK  

 

We look forward to meeting you soon!

Closing

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  

 

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

 

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Location

1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065

What are Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Perks + Benefits

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Benefits Overview

At MSK, we are invested in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents. We offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits package, so you can choose what’s best for you and your family. MSK shares the cost of the plans with you, and your share depends on your plan elections and salary band.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
MSK offers a robust array of health and wellness plans. Medical coverage is offered through Empire, Aetna, and Oxford. Wellness programs are usually at no cost to you.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
MSK partners with TIAA to offer a robust retirement savings plan with fund investment via Vanguard.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
MSK provides Bright Horizons backup child and elder care and [email protected] network.
Generous Parental Leave
MSK is proud to offer our paid parental leave, which offers six weeks of fully paid time off to bond with a newborn or newly adopted or placed foster child.
Flexible Work Schedule
MSK offers flexible work arrangements
Adoption Assistance
MSK recognizes the need for innovative solutions that maximize productivity without sacrificing employee well-being, family relationships, and personal life.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
At MSK, we recognize that our employees dedicate their whole selves to their work and need appropriate time off to recharge and refuel.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Transit spending account and parking spending account
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Fitness Subsidies
Fitness guidance and fitness center discounts
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
The Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance to help employees further their education, enhance their skills and knowledge, and improve their ability to face future challenges at MSK.
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