The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. USC has more than $909 million in annual research expenditures and is rapidly expanding its research activity through a strategy that emphasizes collaboration across multiple disciplines to address key societal needs.

As the technology licensing office for the University of Southern California, the USC Stevens Center for Innovation plays a key role in Southern California’s innovation ecosystem. We license USC discoveries to existing businesses or startup companies so they can be developed into products and services that improve human lives, solve problems, and fuel economic growth. Through licensing discoveries, promoting entrepreneurship, and stimulating innovation, the Stevens Center is helping to create a better future.

We are currently seeking an Executive Director to join our team. Please click here to apply.

***Please note: Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter of interest highlighting the applicant’s personal interest and relevant leadership experience. To ensure full consideration, inquiries, nominations, and applications should be submitted electronically in confidence by Monday, May 29, 2023 to Ms. Lori Hemmer at