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Partnership Alliance Manager

Job ID: req721
Facility: Frederick: ATRF
Location: 8560 Progress Dr, Frederick, MD 21701 USA

The Frederick National Laboratory is dedicated to improving human health through discovery and innovation in the biomedical sciences, focusing on cancer, AIDS, and emerging infectious diseases. 

Position Overview:


The role of the Partnership Development Office (PDO) is to work with Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) staff to assist in building multi-disciplinary partnerships with academic, FFRDCs, industrial, and private organizations. The goal of these partnerships is to accelerate treatment for cancer and AIDS by bridging the gap between late discovery and early development of diagnostics and therapeutics, developing cross-cutting technology platforms, and developing data standards.


The Partnership Alliance Manager at the PDO will be a key resource, with the primary responsibility of managing and coordinating partnership development and implementation processes, client relationships, and partnership projects. Key responsibilities for this position are:

  • Provide comprehensive project management oversight (monitoring and reporting) of partnership project objectives, deliverables, milestones, and contractual obligation to ensure the success of partnership projects
  • Conduct internal in-reach/workshops for FNLCR scientists. Provide cCRADA processing support
  • Organize and participate in events and symposiums related to technology licensing and collaborations
  • Provide business development and project management support for different initiatives at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
  • Serve as a key liaison and relationship coordinator between the FNLCR, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and partner organizations


  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in a science or business-related field from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • In addition to the educational requirements, a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible job-related experience, including project management, business development, technology transfer, and customer relations
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance


  • Master’s degree in Business or Ph.D. in science or engineering preferred
  • Knowledge of partnership management and business development acumen
  • Familiarity with advances in data/analytical sciences in research 
  • Familiarity with government business mechanisms
  • Working knowledge of scientific principles related to the program, technology transfer, licensing, and intellectual property

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)