RESEARCH ASSOCIATE Internship Position (September to December 2012) Position Summary The research associate, reporting to the Incubation Manager-IEC, will undertake work on updating Innovacorp’s internal database of university based research projects in Nova Scotia. The associate will have an opportunity to learn about technology transfer and steps that need to be taken to bridge the gap between research labs and the marketplace. He/she will also learn how to evaluate projects with respect to commercialization potential, and will become familiar with the work that needs to be done to establish a successful business venture. In addition, the incumbent will participate in the activities of the incubation and investment teams at Innovacorp, including managing an ongoing client pipeline, due diligence and assessment of commercialization potential of university based discoveries. The associate will work independently, with regular meetings with their supervisor to review progress and discuss potential issues. He or she will use various web-based databases to extract relevant information and update the internal database for future use. Job Specifications Education & Experience Ideally a combination of science and business background and some knowledge regarding technology commercialization. Technical / Job Specific Knowledge Requires strong computer proficiency (internet, MS Word, MS Excel) and excellent communications skills. Scope Innovacorp helps early stage Nova Scotia companies commercialize their technologies and succeed in the global marketplace. Innovacorp is Nova Scotia’s early-stage venture capital organization. Early-stage investment is at the core of our business model. We’re especially interested in the clean technology, information technology, geomatics, and life sciences industries. We also give entrepreneurs access to world-class incubation facilities and an international network of expert advisors. Salary $19.25/hours + 4% vacation pay; 35 hour work week Application Deadline: Monday, August 6, 2012 Email: email@example.com Please quote the position title in the subject line. Please submit your resume in Word format For more information about Innovacorp, visit www.innovacorp.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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