REQUIRED: bachelor's degree; at least three years' relevant experience; technical or legal writing proficiency; experience reviewing and negotiating commercial and/or research agreements; effective written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal, decision-making, and organizational skills; ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks in a fast-paced environment; diplomacy and good judgment; ability to learn, interpret, and communicate MIT policies and guidelines; and proficiency with MS Office and willingness to learn Kuali Coeus and content management/repository tools such as QuickBase and SharePoint. PREFERRED: law degree, legal or paralegal experience, and scientific experience. Job #21485-8
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STRATEGIC TRANSACTIONS ASSOCIATE OFFICER, Office of Strategic Alliances and Technology Transfer (OSATT)-Strategic Transactions, to be responsible for negotiating, reviewing, and managing the execution of material transfer agreements (MTA), non-disclosure agreements (NDA), and data use agreements DUA). Responsibilities will include the intake, negotiation, and facilitation of the execution of MTAs, NDAs, and DUAs; advising Strategic Transactions Team members negotiating sponsored research and collaboration agreements on terms that involve data and material transfer provisions; creating and managing a repository of MTA, NDA, and DUA templates; managing and keep the MTA, NDA, and DUA databases updated, including Kuali Coeus and MIT-QuickBase; recommending improvements to the MTA/NDA/DUA intake process, contract management, and tracking systems to the senior strategic transactions officer, MTA-DUA-NDA; and working with the Office of Research Compliance and Office of the General Counsel--at direction of the senior strategic transactions officer--on compliance issues related to MTAs, NDAs, and DUAs, including data security. Additional duties may include reviewing, drafting, and negotiating no-cost collaboration agreements that involve use of materials and/or data, and special projects that may be assigned by the senior strategic transactions officer.
- Contract Management
- Strategic Alliance
- Technology Transfer