Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again. We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.
Research—the creation of new knowledge—is key to Stanford's educational mission. Stanford research has led to breakthrough remedies, devices, tools, and concepts, as well as 25 Nobel prizes for Stanford faculty. Among the inventions and discoveries that have resulted from Stanford research are MRI technology, DNA cloning, the Pill, heart transplantation, and digital music.
The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR), manages the administrative processes related to the entire lifecycle of sponsored research from proposal submission through award closeout. OSR submits nearly 3,300 new proposals annually and manages more than 5,500 active sponsored projects.
Prepare, review, negotiate, oversee and manage non-standard research-related contracts related to the University's core mission of education and research but falls outside of traditional sponsored research grants and contracts. P rovide delegated signing authority to negotiate and accept all contracts on behalf of the university.
Conduct formal negotiation and administration of contracts by government and non-government entities. This includes drafting, negotiating, finalizing and administering a broad array of miscellaneous agreements, including but not limited to service agreements, data use agreements, collaborative funding agreements under non-sponsored funding sources, independent contractor agreements, professional service agreements, and other contracts relating to the University's business relationships.
Conduct comprehensive analysis of the research related activities that will be covered by the contract; draft master agreement and other non-government contracts.
Identify contractual and policy issues such as those related to intellectual property, publication, compliance, conflicts of interest, accounting and invoicing. R esolve issues by interacting with appropriate university officials, faculty, department administrators, and sponsors. Provide follow through until the issue is resolved.
Assess campus impact, risk and business need, appropriateness to campus and University mission for proposed contracts.
Ensure appropriate implementation of University procedures and application of applicable law, regulations and University policy.
Serve as a resource to and consult with department administrators, business officers, faculty, partner groups and sponsors to help resolve problems arising in the course of the project.
Consult with department administrators, principal investigators, and senior staff during the drafting and negotiation process to ensure clear understanding and commitment to contractual obligations.
Participate in or lead special short-term projects within the Office of Sponsored Research or in conjunction with a school or unit.
Resolve problems arising in the course of the project; develop ideas for more effective processes and services.
Advise and assist department administrators, principal investigators, and staff; interpret and explain grant provisions and terms.
Contribute to development and delivery of relevant training to other team members, administrators, and associates.
May supervise and train other employees.
*Other duties may also be assigned
Internal Number: 294251
About Stanford University
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is a...n equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.