Cornell University, Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education

Position ID:Cornell-CLASSEPhysics-INDUSTRIALLIAISON [#13193]
Position Title: Cornell Industrial Liaison
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/01/29, finished 2019/09/18, listed until 2019/07/29)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Cornell Industrial Liaison

Senior Research Associate

Main Function: The Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based ScienceS and Education (CLASSE) Industrial Liaison will report to the Director of CLASSE and act as an interface between CLASSE and its current and potential industrial partners to create and maintain long-term positive relationships. Responsibilities:

• Advise and work closely with the Directors of Center for Bright Beams (CBB) and Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) and with the CBB Director of Knowledge Transfer on all matters relating to strategic partnerships with industry

• Advise and work closely with CLASSE leadership complementing the academic strength of these Cornell faculty members from the perspective of strategic engagement with industry

• Represent CBB and CHESS research activities to industry and identify potential partnerships

• Build and maintain channels of 2-way exchange of information with current and potential partner industries

• Cultivate and manage a continuous pipeline of industrial partners interested in utilizing CBB technologies

• Build supply-chains meeting NYSTAR goals for economic impact in New York State

• Develop opportunities for students and post-docs to interact with industry partners

• Work with the Center for Technology Licensing and other Cornell offices and committees to facilitate and promote technology transfer and collaboration with industry

• In coordination with CLASSE Director of Communications and Marketing, deliver value-added content, information and intellectual property through use of web media, publications, brochures, presentations

• Maintain accurate representation of the CBB and CHESS’s research to which outside industry partners may seek to connect, which includes sensitivity to IP protected discoveries

• Represent industrial partnership activities, when needed, to the public, community, and sponsors through presentations, panel discussions, conferences, meetings and written reports. Minimum Requirements: PhD or equivalent degree in a field of science or engineering. 10+ years of experience working at the interface between university and industry. Experience in Research and Development organizations. Business writing skills and effective communication, leadership, and teamwork skills are essential. Capable of adapting to the changing needs of a research environment. Able to receive direction and to communicate effectively across all research groups in the laboratory. Must work effectively and cooperatively within a team environment. The initial appointment is for two years with the possibility of extension. Applications should be submitted at and should include a cover letter, a CV, a list of publications, a detailed summary of research experience and interests. Applicants must arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation uploaded, as per instructions on the academicjobsonline website. The starting date is negotiable.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
134 Newman Lab
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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