Legal Specialist I Job Summary The Legal Specialist (Level I) will advise and work in a variety of areas including contracting and researching.
This position will analyze, interpret and advise on legal-related issues, perform regular updates on project assignments and report to the appropriate parties as requested.
The Legal Specialist (Level I) will interact with the staff of the Research Institute, KUMC faculty and staff, and representatives of other institutions of higher education, life science and research-oriented businesses, attorneys, governmental entities and philanthropic organizations.
Essential Functions Fully negotiate, draft and review various agreements, including but not limited to, Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs), Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) and Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs) and other research-related agreements such as PI name changes.
Analyze, interpret and advise regarding legal documents as requested.
Perform factual and legal research. Summarize, communicate, and act on information as requested and as required to complete goals.
Consistently interact with Director, Legal Services to facilitate Directors needs for the department and the KUMC Research Institute.
Manage information and inquiries for the Legal Services division as assigned.
Develop level of knowledge of KUMC Research Institute and affiliated organizations (i.e.
KU, KUCTC, KUCR, KUMC, Hospital Authority and others) and their policies and procedures.
Communicate in a cordial, articulate and timely manner with KUMC faculty and staff and external clientele (i.e., governmental entities, organizations) Apply: http://www.kumc.edu/kumcri.html