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The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - The Roslin Institute - Easter Bush Campus - Legal Team

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £31,396 to £36,024 UE06, per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th December 2023
Closes: 4th January 2024
Job Ref: 8945

Fixed Term - 12 month (maternity cover)

This post is advertised as full-time, 35 hours per week; however, we are open to considering part-time of no less than 28 hours. We are also open to considering requests for hybrid working (on a non-contractual basis) that combines a mix of remote and regular on-campus working. 

The Opportunity:

The University of Edinburgh is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our legal services team based at The Roslin Institute on the Easter Bush Campus, to fill a key position for a fixed 12-month period as a maternity cover. This small but busy team actively manages and supports the production of a high volume of University research contracts relating to: confidentiality; material transfer; postgraduate studentships; assignation of IPR; and academic collaboration. 

The successful candidate will join a proactive, customer-focussed team, providing full and effective legal support to senior management and colleagues on Easter Bush Campus on a wide range of legal matters including dealing with contracts, intellectual property, student matters, external funding matters, regulatory matters, and risk and compliance.

You will prepare, review, amend and negotiate University style and third-party contracts in accordance with University policies. Working within agreed guidelines and templates, you will negotiate robust and appropriate agreements on behalf of the University. You will liaise with academics, business development, research office, governance and legal department colleagues. The overall aim is to secure an efficient turnaround of standard contracts.

Your skills and attributes for success

This post would suit a self-starting individual with significant and demonstrable relevant experience of commercial contract negotiation OR HE/public sector contracts negotiation, OR with experience of contract negotiation in a research environment, ideally biosciences.  

We are looking for someone who is organised and flexible, uses initiative, is able to manage their own workload in a timely and efficient way, with the ability to work to demanding deadlines, who has excellent interpersonal skills and an excellent attention to detail.

Please provide a covering letter when submitting your application setting out why you consider that you would be suitable for this role.

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