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Industry Sponsored Research & Material Transfer Officer

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Start date
May 16, 2024

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Marketing, Strategic Marketing, Sales & Service
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type

Job Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is a 3-Year contract position with the possibility of extension and/or career conversion.

Department Summary

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletics programs. The faculty at UCLA comprise one of the most intellectually productive academic communities in the nation, and the institution receives over $1 billion in extramural research funding annually. The UCLA Technology Development Group (TDG) is a group of professional staff dedicated to commercializing technology, collaborating with industry, and fostering entrepreneurship.
Position Summary

We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package. Join our team of motivated professionals. Apply today!

Salary & Compensation

*UCLA provides a full pay range. Actual salary offers consider factors, including budget, prior experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business considerations. Salary offers at the top of the range are not common. Visit UC Benefit package to discover benefits that start on day one, and UC Total Compensation Estimator to calculate the total compensation value with benefits.

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate contracts effectively in an academic, non-profit, corporate or legal environment. Ability to draft contractual terms related same. (Required)
  • Familiarity with and experience with research funding mechanisms. Demonstrated knowledge of policy distinctions between gifts, grants and contract mechanisms for industrial support of university programs. Ability to interpret the varying objectives and needs of the investigator and Sponsor. (Preferred)
  • Effective communication skills to inquire and understand the objectives of a relationship, identify the potential risks and to draft language in a manner that effectively represents the university's interests. (Required)
  • General knowledge of academic, personnel, and accounting principles in a university environment. (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry contracting, export control, and subcontracting practices as well as Federal Acquisition Regulations. (Preferred)
  • Business development, marketing, presentation, sales or related experience for purposes of presenting information in a compelling, concise and audience-specific manner. (Preferred)
  • Management and professional experience, detail-oriented disposition, business acumen, judgment and integrity to effectively serve investigator and sponsor clients and to work independently managing a large caseload. (Required)
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse multicultural environment, interacting frequently with faculty, staff, students and research community representatives. (Required)
  • General knowledge of academic, personnel, and accounting principles in a university environment. (Preferred)
  • Ability to review contracts and identify issues not only in the text but also created in the absence of text. (Required)

  • Education, Licenses, Certifications & Personal Affiliations

  • Juris Doctor (JD) Degree JD or other advanced degree (Preferred)

  • Special Conditions for Employment

  • Background Check: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
  • Live Scan Background Check: A Live Scan background check must be completed prior to the start of employment.
  • Conflict of Interest: The position is subject to the University Conflict of Interest Code required by the Political Reform Act of 1974. The candidate(s) selected will be required to complete financial statements for public record.

  • Schedule

    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Union/Policy Covered

    99-Policy Covered
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