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  • Director of Technology Commercialization
    Business Development and Technology Translation

    Reporting to the Senior Associate Provost and Chief Technology Development Officer, this position will be a key senior member of the OTD team supporting the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University (Wyss) in its efforts to translate cutting edge bio-inspired engineering innovations into commercial outcomes. This position will drive a cross-functional team approach to transforming business development opportunities into licensing and industry collaboration deals (with startups and larger companies) for technology developed at the Wyss, a dynamic, complex, mission-driven, multi-stakeholder organization. This position will work closely with the Wyss Technology Translation Director and the Wyss internal business development team members, as well as senior associate directors of OTD’s Wyss-focused intellectual property and transactions teams. Responsibilities will include: structuring licensing (including startup) and industrial partnerships to maximize strategic and scientific value; developing, negotiating, and finalizing all terms (including financial terms); obtaining input from and communicating status of negotiations with key stakeholders in a timely manner; ensuring compliance with Harvard policy and public mission; and overseeing due diligence. [45839BR]

    Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Functional Apparel Designer
    Research and Technology Development

    Reporting to the Director of Operations and working closely with the Platform Faculty, Staff, and Researchers, the Apparel Designer will take functional and technical requirements from an engineering and biomechanics team and interpret these into a broad range of prototyped garments; develops an understanding of the functional requirements of various wearable robot embodiments through discussions with engineers, scientists, biomechanists, and clinicians; provides design input, textile selection, pattern making, and iterative soft goods fabrication for wearable technical garments including components such as performance textiles, embedded sensors, actuators, batteries, and integrated wiring. [45745BR]

    Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Research Assistant II
    Research and Technology Development

    Constructs expression plasmids, performs transient and stable transfections into bacterial and mammalian cells, performs immunofluorescence staining, stores and analyzes data; maintains an organized collection of plasmids, mammalian cell lines, and data collection protocols suitable for transfer to others including outside agencies; presents data at group meetings, assists in writing papers and monthly reports to funding agencies. [45612BR]

    Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Research Assistant II – Cell Culture
    Research and Technology Development

    Reporting to the Lab Manager in the Lewis Research Group and with technical guidance from the bioprinting research team, the Cell Technician will work to complete all cell culture, microscopy, and associated microbiology tasks and protocols in the Lewis Lab; organizes and coordinates cell culturing techniques and related lab tasks among Lewis Lab members; carries out microbiology experiments in collaboration with Lewis Lab members, including any necessary microscopy and cell assay analyses. [45555BR]

    Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Research Assistant II – Clinical Research Coordinator
    Research and Technology Development

    Reporting to the Associate Director of Clinical Research, the Clinical Research Team at the Wyss Institute is looking for a highly motivated, clinical research coordinator to support the clinical studies at the Wyss Institute and across our collaborating institutions. The ideal candidate is organized, able to work effectively both independently and within a team setting, exhibits excellent communication skills, maintains great attention to detail and requires minimal oversight. [45650BR]

    Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Research Assistant II – Mass Spec.
    Research and Technology Development

    Part of a multidisciplinary team working on developing a number of state-of-the-art processes involving the capture and identification of pathogens from samples; responsible for the developing methods using mass spectrometry to identify these pathological samples (e.g., laboratory generated and clinical samples); takes part in a wide variety of additional experimental techniques for sample preparation, including molecular biology, protein characterization, and infection diagnostic development. [45523BR]

    Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Research Assistant III – Animal Care
    Research and Technology Development

    Reporting to the Operations Director at the Wyss Institute, the Research Assistant will work on research projects involving rodent survival surgery, inoculations, and post-operative care as directed; responsible for overseeing study animals, daily rounds and observations to check animal health status; conducts training of scientists and the technical staff in experimental models; develops protocols and techniques at the animal facility; performs and documents experimental observations in variety of laboratory animal species. [45521BR]

    Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Research Assistant III – Fabrication/QC Technician
    Research and Technology Development

    The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University seeks a talented, enthusiastic individual to work as a Research Assistant III focusing on providing support for the fabrication and characterization of biomaterial based Immuno-Therapy products at the Wyss Institute. Working under the supervision of Sr. Staff, this person will be responsible for: fabricating scaffold materials and supplies to support technology development, optimizing, and conducting product characterization; implement process improvements; reading and writing technical reports and specifications, and maintaining appropriate records; initiating and generating ideas based on literature and research. Collaboration with other Wyss personnel to achieve objectives and enhance service quality is expected. [45273BR]

    Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Research Assistant III – Microfluidic cell based assays and drug testing
    Research and Technology Development

    Significantly contributes to research projects involving mammalian cell culture on the organs-on-chip platform; responsible for the optimization and execution of microfluidic organ on chip culture and the development and validation of various in-vitro cell based assays, as well as gene and protein endpoints, such as imaging, qPCR, ELISA, and westerns; expected to work independently under the supervision of staff and faculty to design experiments, learn new skills, troubleshoot, and to contribute intellectually to the project. [45462BR]

    Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Research Assistant III – Animal Care
    Research and Technology Development

    Reporting to the Staff Veterinarian at the Wyss Institute, the Research Assistant III will work on research projects involving vaccine research, inoculations, and post-operative care as directed. He/she will be responsible for overseeing study animals, daily rounds, and observations to check animal health status; adherence to protocols and techniques at the animal facility; performing and documenting experimental observations in rodent species. The successful candidate will execute rodent models of infection and perform data analysis; provide technical support for the development of new animal models and experimental procedures; assist in preparation of Protocol Applications to IACUC; follow standard operating procedures and maintain records to comply with regulatory requirements; maintain accurate records and documentation; assist to manage the laboratory space by maintaining necessary supplies and equipment and interfacing with veterinary staff and research scientists; participate in additional research and development activities as determined by Wyss Institute technical staff and researchers. [45697BR]

    Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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