NeuroSphere is seeking to hire a consultant on a contractual basis to provide professional services to advance HBHL’s innovation goals and deliverables, funding programs, activities and strategic partnerships with industry, health-care practitioners, government, academia and the public. The responsibilities of the Entrepreneur-in-Residence will include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Working 2 to 2.5 days per week directly with NeuroSphere (details to be discussed)
- Increasing NeuroSphere’s visibility and outreach (e.g. by participating in one or two national or international conferences per year and attending meetings with stakeholders)
- Providing mentoring and strategic guidance for neuroscience projects in drug discovery, medical devices or digital health; Offer support and guidance in the development of innovation maturation strategies, innovation commercialization strategies, and start-up creation.
- Offering feedback on intellectual property and commercialization: Assist in navigating the intellectual property and financing options that will help move a technology/product from the concept stage to the marketplace.
- Supporting the negotiation of licensing terms: Working alongside McGill’s Innovations and Partnerships group, offer support to identify the terms and contractual considerations most likely to be encountered in negotiating a license agreement.
- Developing connections with appropriate partners, including industry, venture capitals and incubators
- Working closely with the Innovation and Partnerships group of McGill’s Office of the Vice Principal (Research and Innovation)
Deadline: July 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
neurosphere [at] mcgill.ca (Submit your CV in PDF format to NeuroSphere by email).