Consultant- Physical Sciences/Engineering Technology Assessor


United States Remote


Miscellaneous Hardware

Sep 18

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Job Type



Number of hires for this role

On-going need to fill this role


  • US work authorization (Required)
  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Full Job Description

We are a management consulting firm that provides technology commercialization - intellectual property consulting services to a variety of clients, but particularly universities and research institutions. We are looking for engineers and scientists to assist us in reviewing the potential commercial applications and markets for new, early stage technologies. This involves understanding the commercial application of a technology, researching its potential market, and identifying commercial partners that could potentially be interested in this area. An understanding of the regulatory issues in a respective field is also helpful.

The ideal candidates will have:

- Industry experience in their specific field

- Good written and oral language skills

- Ideally an advanced degree within their field of expertise

- Are an U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Fields of expertise that we are interested in:

- Mechanical engineering

- Electrical engineering

- Additive manufacturing/3D printing

- Physics

- Optics (waveguides, optical computing, etc.)

- Medicinal, synthetic, and industrial chemistry

- Imaging and non-destructive testing (microscopy/spectroscopy, CT, X-ray)

- Polymer and organic chemistry

- Power management & smart grid applications

- Novel materials and composites & applications

- Civil engineering/infrastructure health monitoring

- Aerospace/avionics/drones

- Software – a focus more on “industrial/scientific” software rather than “retail/consumer” such as blockchain, algorithms, machine learning, artifical intelligence, educational

- Semiconductors & related applications

- Nanotechnology – all fields, but particularly materials and coatings

The assessment work is paid on a per project basis and can be done outside of a 9-5 job. Projects are on a “as needed basis” when we receive a technology in your area of expertise.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: $400.00 - $8,000.00 per month


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Contract Length:

  • Varies

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10
  • 10-19
  • 20-29

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings

Work Location: Remote

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