This position exists to protect University researchers and clinicians interested in working with commercial partners to further research or clinical trials. As a Contracts Specialist this person interacts with faculty and outside entities such as companies and CROs to analyze contract terms, provide risk assessment for the University and promote conformity in contractual agreements relating to University of Nebraska Medical Center research. Within Sponsored Programs Administration, this person is primarily responsible for drafting and negotiating sponsored research, clinical trials and other intellectual property related agreements, monitoring the terms of the agreements, maintaining regular contact with legal and IRB/IACUC for compliance issues and ensuring University compliance in contracts and agreements.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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