Department/Organization: 702101 - Office for Res & Tech Agrmnts
Normal Work Schedule: Monday -Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm
Job Summary: The Research Tech Analyst I assists with analyzing the details of research contracts and agreements, including intellectual property and technology transfer agreements. The Analyst may be responsible for negotiating with other parties over terms and conditions, and producing drafts of contracts to be reviewed by upper management.
Additional Department Summary: This position works with faculty researchers, OSP staff and sponsors of UA research projects. This position will serve as a contract analyst, negotiator and counselor for subaward and contract review and negotiation within the Office for Sponsored Programs. This position will provide significant support to the Grant & Contracts Specialists and other units within the Office for Research & Economic Development. This position reports to the Director of the Office for Research & Technology Agreements and receives general guidance and supervision, but is expected to work independently. This position requires knowledge and understanding of FAR, DFAR and DEAR clauses as well as other federal regulations as they apply to contracting with a university.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience; OR Master's degree or higher.
Skills and Knowledge: Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse populations. High degree of logical problem solving and analytical reasoning skills. Demonstrated experience and understanding of federal regulations, how they are applied and interpreted.
Preferred Qualifications: J.D. preferred; professional experience working with university rules, regulations and policies specifically related to sponsored projects. Experience working with FAR, HIPAA, Bayh-Dole, and EAR/ITAR. Knowledge of business organizations, intellectual property, privacy laws and technology commercialization laws.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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