Postdoctoral Scholar in Technology Transfer
Texas State University
Position Title Postdoctoral Scholar in Technology Transfer
Job Posting Number 202423NTL Job Location San Marcos College College of Fine Arts and Communication Department/School School of Art and Design Position Description
The Postdoctoral Scholar in technology transfer will work with the Center for Research and Teaching with Transformative Technologies (CRTTT) PIs, Senior Personnel, and Advisory Committee to develop methodologies for identifying and nurturing interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary projects that are ripe for technology transfer and licensing agreements.
Revenue from these projects will funnel into new CRTTT projects with high technology transfer potential, creating a sustainable business model through which the center can grow and flourish. In its mature form, teams of researchers and educators will work across a spectrum of project spaces from the sciences to the arts, building multi-disciplinary communities of practice focused on hybrid approaches to emergent problems.
Work with a community of faculty and professional staff to identify and facilitate projects with technology transfer potential;
Develop training to support an expanded and sustainable creative computing program;
Investigate and evaluate emerging tools and technologies related to creative computing research;
Organize individual and group research training and informational sessions for faculty, staff, and students.
Background: CRTTT Vision Statement Recruitment Video: Postdoctoral Scholar at the CRTTT
A postdoctoral scholar position is a professional appointment designed to provide recent postdoctoral degree recipients with an opportunity to gain experiences and skills that will advance their careers. For more information, please visit Postdoctoral Scholar Appointments, AA/ PPS No. O4.01.24 (7.21).
Earned doctorate in a relevant field (e.g., creative technologies; entrepreneurship and innovation; creative industries management; computer science and engineering; etc.), after January 1, 2018, but before beginning the fellowship in 2023;
Demonstrated ability to articulate the opportunities of new and emerging technology trends, resources, and their real-world applications to various constituents, e.g., scholars, researchers, staff, members of the public;
Demonstrated experience working independently and collaboratively in a team environment; and
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Earned interdisciplinary doctorate;
Demonstrated project management experience;
Knowledge of patent law and licensing agreements;
Experience strategizing, producing, and/or creating marketing and communication materials to bring new technologies to market; and
Experience in the use and application of one or more emerging technologies for creating and/or transmitting scholarship.
Applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/43183 .
To assure full consideration, interested individuals should submit the following by August 4, 2023: a current CV, a letter of interest outlining specific academic and professional experiences relevant to a postdoc research appointment, a statement of research interests, and unofficial transcripts. As part of our application process, we are requesting contact information for 3 academic references who can provide information about the applicant’s research skills and experiences. Please provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of your academic references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application.
The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript from the highest degree-granting institution.
For inquiries, please contact Dr. Sean Justice ( email@example.com).
Type of Position Full-Time Proposed Start Date Fall 2023 Posting Date 06/28/2023 Evaluation of Applications Begins Full Consideration Date 08/04/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes EEO/AA Statement
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Why Work at Texas State?
Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.
Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.