The Intellectual Property & Legal Affairs Department (“IP/Legal Team”) is looking to fill a critical technology transfer role with a candidate specifically interested in exploring a career outside of academic research, teaching, and pharma. Postdocs and laboratory staff who are highly organized, communicative, resourceful, dependable, task-driven, and team-oriented are invited to apply for the role of Intellectual Property Analyst. (This position is full-time and can be effectively remote!)
The IP Analyst will draft, review, and negotiate material transfer, data use, lab service, and non-disclosure agreements, as well as perform due diligence to ensure the agreement terms are appropriate. Training will be provided such that the IP Analyst will become the key individual for managing these critical documents that enable research and exploration to take place. The IP Analyst will also work on a variety of other projects in both leading and supporting roles, and provide scientific expertise and insight.
In addition to excellent communication, writing, and organization skills, the successful candidate will operate as an independent professional while embracing a collaborative small department culture within an inclusive Gladstone team. This position requires the ability to: prioritize, manage, and execute multiple projects of varying complexity; interface with different types of stakeholders; and exercise practical and sound judgment.Gladstone Perks & Benefits:
People–work with talented, committed, and supportive teammates within an organization that values each member of its community.
A meaningful place to grow and learn–whether it’s your professional skills or scientific knowledge, we have the resources and environment to advance either so you can better support Gladstone’s mission to drive a new era of discovery in disease-oriented science and to mentor tomorrow’s leaders in an inspiring and diverse environment.
Healthy work/life balance–you are highly engaged and productive at work because you can have time to recharge and enjoy a vibrant life outside of work.
Compensation–competitive salary and paid vacation.
Excellent benefits–generous medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, and commuter benefits; access to free shuttle transportation.
Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating legal agreements relating to scientific research, intellectual property, proprietary materials, and confidential information in accordance with policies and procedures.
Acting as a Department liaison with scientists and administrators both internally and externally.
Professional-level execution and interpersonal relationship management and communication skills, including excellent technical writing, grammar, proofreading, and editing skills.
Detail-oriented self-starter who is resourceful and can, or quickly become able to, learn and apply new concepts, and work with minimal supervision.
Excellent organization and independent problem-solving and analytical skills.
Consistently uses good judgment, meets tight deadlines, and shows initiative and an interest to learn.
High level of professionalism and accountability.
Degree in life sciences field desired; graduate degree in any field preferred.
Some experience working in a professional, fast-paced office environment; legal department, law firm, or scientific lab experience highly preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint and willingness to learn new software applications and systems as needed.
Google Calendar, Google Docs, and Dropbox experience a plus.
- Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
- Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.