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Federal employment opportunities, including technology transfer positions, are listed online at usajobs.  A web site at NIH consolidates some of the postings from USAJOBS.

NCI TTC Fellowship Program 

The NCI Technology Transfer Center (TTC) offers a unique opportunity for training through the NCI TTC Fellowship program. TTC also has a unit dedicated to marketing these research opportunities and their underlying technologies to potential collaborators and licensees. 
This Fellowship experience prepares the Fellow for opportunities to advance into positions within universities, industry or the federal government. This Fellowship is designed to develop the unique skills associated with negotiating technology transfer agreements as well as marketing a portfolio of exciting, cutting edge technologies being developed by a world renowned Institute within the National Institutes of Health. NCI TTC has offices in Rockville, MD and in Frederick, MD. 

Candidate Responsibilities

  • Drafting and negotiating Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAS) for NCI scientists and their industrial/academic research partners
  • Planning and negotiating Material Transfer Agreements (MTAS), Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAS) and other technology transfer agreements
  • Manage patent prosecution of inventions and licensing of developed technologies
  • Development of technology transfer educational programs for scientists
  • Overseeing patent related issues for NCI scientists
  • Opportunities to work up to 50% time with the Marketing Unit and researchers to help foster commercialization of technologies and research tools developed at the NCI. Act as the liaison between the NCI and outside parties who request additional information on partnering opportunities
  • Other duties as pertaining to intellectual property management and technology transfer
Minimum Requirements 
  • An advanced degree in at least one of the following areas: the sciences, law, business, economics, or public health. All  candidates must have a background in the sciences
  • Have received most current degree within the last eight years
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident (must hold green card) eligible for citizenship within four years
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills
Stipends are determined by the level of education and number of years of post-graduate experience, and change year-to-year. Starting stipends are higher with relevant work experience in technology transfer and/or additional, applicable degrees. Stipends are paid monthly in arrears. Health benefits are provided. Annual stipend increases may be given on the Fellow's anniversary date. 

How to Apply

Submit a copy of your resume or CV, a statement of interest explaining why you are interested in the TTC fellowship  program, and two letters of recommendation by one of the following means: 
  • E-mail to
  • Fax to: Attention: TTC Fellowship Coordinator (fax#240-276-5504)
  • Mail to:
    • Attention: TTC Fellowship Coordinator 
      Technology Transfer Center 
      National Cancer Institute 
      9609 Medical Center Drive, RM 1E-530, MSC 9702
      Rockville, MD 20852
Tuesday, December 12, 2017