Clinical and Corporate Contract Resource Management - (170001JI)
The Center for Clinical Trials and Corporate Contracts for the University of Maryland, Baltimore has an exciting opportunity for an Associate or Senior Associate, Clinical and Corporate Contract Resource Management. The Center for Clinical Trials and Corporate Contracts is responsible for ensuring that clinical trials sponsored by corporations, government agencies, foundations and other non-profit organizations are successfully negotiated and ensuring that complexities and encumbrances related to UMB- and sponsor-owned intellectual property (IP) are addressed. This position is a great opportunity for clinical research or life science professionals looking to diversify their experiences in the field of clinical research administration.
This position involves structuring and negotiating budgets associated with basic-, service- and clinical-research agreements with corporate sponsors, collaborators, and other partners. Collaborates with internal partners as well as legal staff to structure contract budgets. May provide overall clinical and corporate contract project management.
This is an exempt, regular position and offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Administers, reviews, analyzes, negotiates, and drafts contract budget terms for corporate sponsored agreements, research (basic) agreements, sponsor and UMB-initiated CTAs, research services agreements. Ensures budgets represent campus commitments and ensures compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and policies. Provides ongoing in-service training to faculty and study teams. Evaluates and develops potential corporate-funded research collaborations and other corporate-funded research-driven business relationships. May coordinate project management to include ensuring project compliance, scheduling, planning, change of scope impact analysis, reports on progress, and cost analysis.
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in a related field such as finance, accounting, science, engineering, business, pre-law, or other discipline appropriate to position and 1 - 3 years of related experience in clinical and/or corporate contract budget development and negotiation, project management, and/or business development.
PhD will substitute for 3 years of experience.
Other: Financial Disclosure may be required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Knowledge of principles and practices pertaining to developing and negotiating clinical and/or corporate budgets in compliance with sponsor, federal, state and university policies and regulations.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Exempt Staff - E4112E/F/G
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: Yes
Organization: Research and Development - Center for Clinical Trials
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.