Research Contracts Specialist

University of Oxford - Research Services (Medical Sciences Office)

Joint Research Office
Churchill Hospital

We are looking to appoint a high-calibre Research Contracts Specialist to work in Research Services’ Medical Sciences Office, based within the Joint Research Office, Churchill Hospital, Headington. Research Services works in partnership with the University of Oxford’s researchers and their departments. You will review, draft and negotiate research related agreements in addition to providing advice on contractual issues associated with research and the exploitation of IP. The postholder will be expected to develop good personal relationships within the University and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust as well as funding bodies and research collaborators. Research Services is a rapidly growing area of the University and this position provides a good entry point for those seeking a career in University administration.

You will be educated to degree level, well-organised and able to work and communicate effectively under pressure in this challenging but rewarding role. Ideally you will have a scientific background or administrative experience in higher education, medical sciences, or a charity-based environment, and an interest in contractual and organisational matters. There is ample opportunity for specialist and on-the-job training.

This is a permanent position. Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below.

Please upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Only applications received by no later than 12.00 noon on Monday 26 February 2018 can be considered. Interviews are anticipated to be held on Monday 12 March 2018.

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