The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University's technology transfer office. We manage technology for Cornell's Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech, and Cornell AgriTech in Geneva.

Job Openings

Current Job Openings at CTL

  • Cornell Innovation Fellows
    CTL is proud to launch its new Innovation Fellows program that will provide post-doctoral fellows and/or recent MSc, MEng, or PhD graduates the opportunity to work full-time for a period of up to three years at CTL. The position will be based at Cornell’s main campus in Ithaca, NY – to join the Engineering/Physical Sciences Team.

    How to Apply: Submit applications by email to: Please note “Innovation Fellow” in the subject heading, and put the CV, statement of interest, and 3 letters of recommendation in a single PDF file. All materials should be received by May 1, 2021. Later applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled.


  • CTL Plant Portfolio Internship
    This internship is a project-based role that will give the intern the opportunity to learn and understand how a Technology Transfer office operates. It will provide a practical and educational experience for the college student while contributing to the overall objectives of the Plant Portfolio.

    How to Apply: To apply please contact: Please note “CTL Plant Portfolio Internship” in the subject heading



    Current Job Openings at Cornell-licensed Startups

  • Farther Farms, Research Technicians and Quality Specialists (Rochester NY)Farther Farms, a food technology company based in Rochester, NY.

    Farther Farms was founded in 2017 out of a partnership between CALS and Johnson alums to develop next-generation sustainable food processing technologies.


    Their team has doubled in the last 3 months, and they’re rapidly staffing up across engineering, QA, and operations functions! Right now, they’re on the lookout for Research Technicians and Quality Specialists. This person will play a critical role in the execution of the startup production, scale-up, and research efforts, and learn everything from microbiology to food safety to supercritical fluids. This is an excellent role for recent grads or those with 1-2 years of experience. Experience in food not required. They are looking for action-oriented fast learners with analytical skills that can think from first principles.


    To apply, email Farther Farms’ team at


  • Ava Labs, Engineering, Marketing and Product Management positions available.
  • Apply here