Staff Attorney- Technology Transfer (remote work opportunity)
Job ID: req3651
Employee Type: exempt full-time
Division: Ctr for Innovation & Strategic Partnerships
Facility: Telework: US
The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.
Accountability, Compassion, Collaboration, Dedication, Integrity and Versatility; it's the FNL way.
The Intellectual Property and Strategic Agreements (IPSA) Office operates within the Center for Innovation and Strategic Partnerships (CISP) at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR). IPSA provides legal services and support to the FNLCR, including its Partnership Development Office (PDO), Subcontracting, Purchasing and other programmatic groups.
As a part of our comprehensive legal team, this position will play an important role in preparing, reviewing, negotiating, and consulting on a variety of legal transactions. The individual will work closely in the development and negotiation of clinical trial agreements, clinical biological material transfer agreements, equipment and services purchasing agreements, license agreements, research collaboration agreements, and other strategic agreements. The individual will provide legal review and support to our stakeholders and internal teams in areas including acquisitions, subcontracting, risk mitigation, compliance with Prime contract requirements, laws, regulations, and FAR applicability. Legal research and analysis will be performed as needed. The individual will provide additional support for legal team needs as requested, including outside of area of expertise. The individual will effectively maintain records and files for matters overseen or managed. Confidentiality and impeccable ethical standards will be upheld at all times.
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
- Possession of a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
- In addition to educational requirement, a minimum of two (2) years of related legal experience is required
- Experience with negotiation, contracting, government contracting, legal transactions and handling similar types of agreements
- Excellent communication skills, written and oral, are required as the position will interact with both back office functions and outward facing Leidos Biomedical programs
- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects to meet project deadlines
- Understanding of contract law, including but not limited to researching, reviewing,
drafting and/or negotiating legal agreements or contracts
- Experience with intellectual
property law and or technology transfer
- Experience in conducting legal research, drafting and editing
documents, including but not limited to policies, procedures, reports or
other similar documents
Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.