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Business Development Specialist

The Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination (OTAC) in the National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute is seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Business Development Specialist. We invite you to participate in the success of this nationally important technology development enterprise by applying or encouraging your qualified colleagues to apply.

The OTAC is charged with accelerating the translation of basic discoveries and innovations into new diagnostics, devices, and therapeutics, and facilitating the development of new technologies via Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) initiatives. The Office facilitates identification of emerging areas of translational opportunities and provides functional integration by developing interdependent teams that leverage resources and intellect across the NHLBI, and with other NIH Institutes, federal agencies, and private organizations.

The Business Development Specialist will be responsible for managing the scientific and business outreach coordination for a full range of cross-cutting small business technology development projects and activities in the OTAC. The incumbent will provide oversight, analysis, and business/technical management to the SBIR/STTR research projects. The ideal candidate for the Business Development Specialist will also have experience, gained in the biomedical or biotechnology industry, through hands-on exposure to commercializing a biomedical technology.

For further information, please contact:

Eric W. Padmore, MHSA
Program Analyst, OTAC 

How to Apply:

The job announcement is posted on as Health Scientist Administrator (Business Development Specialist), GS-0601-12/14. Application deadline is January 24, 2014.

Interested US citizens must submit an online application to the announcement # NIH-NHLBI-DE-14-1027230:

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA eligible candidates) may apply to the announcement # NIH-NHLBI-MP-14-1027802:

Last Updated January 2014

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