Research Contracts Officer Ref 1460
School/department: Research and Enterprise
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Salary: starting at £29,515 and rising to £33,199 per annum
Placed on: 24 June 2019
Closing date: Friday 12 July 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: w/c 29 July 2019
Expected start date: ASAP
Applications are invited for this full-time post in the busy Research Contracts team of the University’s Research and Enterprise Services Division. You will support the Research Contracts Business Partner by negotiating, drafting and reviewing a wide range of research related agreements, and providing clear and pragmatic advice to the University after identifying and assessing relevant risks.
You should therefore have an excellent track record in drafting and negotiating contracts, including multi-party agreements, and a good working knowledge of intellectual property rights. Strong communication skills are also essential, as is the ability to manage and prioritise your work from multiple clients and to function both as part of a team and independently.
You will have a degree or equivalent or be qualified by experience, gained within the Higher Education sector, or within industry/research organisation or the legal profession.
Enquiries about this post can be made with:
Denise Forbes (Research Contracts Business Partner)
01273 87 3753
How to apply
You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to firstname.lastname@example.org
You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.
You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.