The Office of Research Administration seeks a Senior Contracts Associate who will negotiate research contracts for the School of Medicine. The Sr. Contracting Associate negotiates/drafts complex sponsored research agreements as well as confidentiality disclosure agreements, materials transfer agreements, and data use agreements for the assigned departments.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Works independently and reviews contracts for completeness and compliance
Draft original contracts as needed
Participate in the training/guidance of school and health system staff and faculty in research compliance, and assists senior staff in negotiations
Processing of complex sponsored research agreements and confidential disclosure agreements
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Master's degree, law degree or equivalent required
Additional education preferred especially related to clinical trials, sponsored research, contracting, science and intellectual property
Requires three years of related experience
Prior responsibilities should include proficiency with sponsored research agreement drafting and negotiation
Formal training and experience in sponsored research administration/intellectual property management and related topics should be documented on application
Work experience should demonstrate ability to comprehend administrative and regulatory issues in biomedical science, to conceptualize how to find solutions and research consensus and to complete complex tasks
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Experience and references should demonstrate past performance effectiveness
Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and competent judgment
Must be very organized, bright, and able to work both independently and as part of a team
Must be self-confident, articulate and oriented to assisting faculty to succeed
Classified Title: Sr. Contracts Associate Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PF Starting Salary Range: $81,470 - $111,990 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Admin Res General Administration Personnel area: School of Medicine
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