|£45,585 to £54,395
|30th November 2023
|7th January 2024
We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Contracts Manager within our Contracts Team, to deliver quality contractual support across the full range of RIS work.
Research and Innovation Services (RIS) is the central professional services office at the University of Dundee which provides integrated research funding development, commercialisation and business engagement support to academic researchers, working in partnership to deliver University and School strategic priorities and generate academic, economic and societal impact.
The post will report to the Head of Contracts and will involve drafting, negotiating and reviewing research and related contracts on behalf of the University of Dundee, including agreements relating to industry sponsored research collaborations, EU contracts, charitable funding and research consortium agreements, along with non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), service, consultancy and material transfer agreements (MTAs). There will also be future involvement in contracting for intellectual property commercialisation licences/assignments and company formation- related agreements.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a legal or in-house contractual background to further enhance their legal skills. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and highly organised, an excellent communicator and problem solver with sound commercial judgement and attention to detail, looking to branch out into supporting all academic research areas and develop skills in the areas of technology transfer and intellectual property, in support of the university of Dundee's mission to transform lives this sounds like you and you would like to support a diverse range of di! sciplines including Life Sciences, Medical School, Science and Engineering, Art and Design, Social Sciences and Humanities then this position is for you.
Applications are invited from solicitors with demonstrable Post-qualified experience or individuals with relevant in- house legal/contracts experience.
A full job description is attached.
We are one of the UK's leading Universities internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee - an up-and- coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology. We also have campuses at Ninewells Hospital and in Kirkcaldy which are easily accessible via local transport links.
The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.
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