Current Job Openings at CTL

Looking for a new job in intellectual property, technology transfer, business development, and commercialization?

View the following open opportunities at our office.

Intellectual Property and Governance Assistant

Are you passionate about the intersection of academia, innovation, and legal compliance? Cornell’s Center for Technology Licensing is seeking a diligent and proactive Intellectual Property and Governance Assistant (IPGA) to play a pivotal role in ensuring the university’s adherence to complex and evolving governmental legal requirements for reporting inventions. This role is integral to the life cycle management of intellectual properties and inventions, fostering an environment where academic innovations thrive within legal frameworks.

Apply here

Ignite Fellow for New Ventures Opportunities

We are looking for candidates who dream big and take risks, want to become a CEO, CSO, or CTO founder, and want to take their entrepreneurial skills to the next level. The Ignite Fellow for New Ventures pre-phase allows any candidates with Ph.D. and master’s degrees to select an eligible Cornell technology from our database and connect with the Cornell inventor, if selected, to partner on a technology venture before applying to the open application cycle.

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Ignite Intern for Startups Opportunities

Next recruitment cycle starts on Spring 2024. Visit Ignite Intern for Startups webpage for more information.

Current Job Openings at Cornell-licensed Startups

Ava Labs

Cornell-licensed startup Ava Labs has several positions available in Business Operations, Engineering, Finance, Legal, Marketing, and Product.


Cornell-licensed startup Embark has several positions available in Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Product, Science, and Veterinary.


Cornell-licensed  startup Halomine has a Senior Scientist -Antimicrobial Materials and Chemistry opening (Ithaca, NY).

If you are a Cornell startup and would like to advertise your current openings, you can contact Veronica Talavera, digital media & marketing manager at CTL.