May 01, 2019

MATERIAL TRANSFER AGREEMENT ANALYST

  • UC Davis
  • Davis, CA, USA
Full time Education

Job Description

Job Summary:
Under general supervision of the Senior Intellectual Property Officer analyze, draft, negotiate, and prepare material and data transfer agreements, and related intellectual property agreements for signature.

Develop/manage high-volume transfer program template processes and agreements. Advise faculty, staff and students on material/data transfers, confidentiality and related law, policy and regulations for a public research university. Perform analytical projects and other duties related to intellectual property.

Develop, use and maintain agreement database (currently Microsoft Access), providing extensive reports and analysis within UCD and to the Office of the President.

Physical Demands:
Sit at a computer terminal for extended periods of time.

Work Environment:
Work in an area where there is constant traffic and noise from office machines, telephones, and conversations.

Work flexible schedule evenings and weekends to meet operational needs.

Provide lunch coverage for front desk.

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Background Check Required:

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
Yes

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Experience analyzing, drafting and negotiating material and data transfer agreements, confidentiality agreements, other IP agreements and related documents for a land-grant research university, with direction from senior team members.

Knowledge to comprehend, use and explain legal and scientific terminology, IP laws, policies, regulations and guidelines, state, federal and international law relating to land-grant research universities.

Skills to communicate with university faculty, staff and students, and outside attorneys, paralegals, researchers and administrators (who may be in other countries).

Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Access, and Excel, and tools necessary to research information on the Internet.

Skills to negotiate with others with a view to reaching an agreement.

Skills to perform legal research and to find and compile data from a variety of reference/resource material pertaining to material and data transfer, confidentiality, copyright, licensing and IP in general.

Skills to work on analytical projects that are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity, under direction of the senior team members.

Experience conducting critical analysis and writing in a professional environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience using organizational and time management skills to prioritize tasks, manage time, anticipate problems, manage multiple projects and meet multiple deadlines, both independently and in teams, in a high-volume environment.

Experience to analyze, draft and negotiate contracts for a land-grant research university, with direction from senior team members.

Skills and experience to comprehend, use and explain legal and scientific terminology, IP laws, policies, regulations and guidelines, state, federal and international law relating to land-grant research universities.

Experience with general University of California policies and practices.

Experience to communicate with university faculty, staff and students, and outside attorneys, paralegals, researchers and administrators (who may be in other countries) relating to IP. Skill to communicate with individuals of all cultures.

Experience to negotiate with others with a view to reaching an agreement.

Experience to perform legal research and to find and compile data from a variety of reference/resource material pertaining to material and data transfer, confidentiality, copyright, licensing and IP in general.

Experience to work on analytical projects that are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity, under direction of the senior team members.

Experience to work independently on individual assignments and work collaboratively on team assignments.

Experience to exercise discretion, integrity and sound judgment to manage and protect IP and confidential information.

Associate's degree or higher in a scientific discipline.


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