Innovate Calgary is the technology transfer and business incubator center for the University of Calgary. As part of the Office of the Vice-President (Research) portfolio, we work with UCalgary researchers, students, and other members, to bridge the gap between discovery and creating economic and societal impact.
We provide a unique experience for employees, combining a flexible working environment with
significant exposure to the breadth of UCalgary’s growing innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Since its inception in 2020, UCeed has become one of Alberta’s most active early-stage investors. UCeed is the University of Calgary’s group of startup investment funds managed by a small team of professionals at Innovate Calgary. In addition, the UCeed group is responsible for managing Innovate Calgary’s portfolio of equity and royalty holdings and overseeing the development, selection, and divestment of investments. Where applicable, the UCeed team also takes an active role in coaching and mentorship to assist UCeed investees.
Director, UCeed Health & Life Science Funds
Reporting to the Executive Director, Seed Funds, the Director will work closely with the UCeed and Innovate Calgary teams and startup clients, including those in Fellowship programs and all UCeed investees. This position is responsible for the two active funds and two more in preparation. As Director, you will conduct a number of entrepreneurial-based tasks requiring creativity, sound judgment, and strong relationship-building skills while collaborating within a high-energy environment to help drive UCeed and Innovate Calgary’s client and portfolio successes.
Fund Management & Development
The Director, UCeed Health & Life Science Funds, is passionate about deep technology startups and is committed to helping them to advance into established companies. Accordingly, the position requires an individual with:
Required and Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
To Apply: Interested applicants should forward their cover letter and resume to [email protected].
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, we will only contact those we need further information from or who are being considered for an interview.
Application closing date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Innovate Calgary is an equal opportunity organization committed to building and fostering a fair and inclusive community that values diversity and encourages respect for all. We welcome applicants across any race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, Indigenous status, or any other legally-protected factors. We recognize the value of identifying and removing barriers for any applicants interested in participating in our programs.