The successful candidate will report to the General Counsel and the Deputy General Counsel. The following is a summary of the two primary aspects of this position:
Research regulation. The position will serve as legal advisor to several institutional committees and individuals involved in regulating or performing research subject to federal law, state statute and/or University policy relating to the following: human subjects research, including IRB, FDA and HIPAA requirements; conflict of interest, including individual and institutional conflicts in research and other areas; research misconduct inquiries and investigations; research with animals; research involving recombinant or synthetic DNA and other biohazards; and research with controlled substances subject to DEA regulation.
Health Sciences Student and Resident Affairs. The position will provide advice to faculty review committees and administrators on matters of health sciences student and resident performance and discipline, including disability issues; handles contested cases in preliminary stages; advises on policy development; drafts resident/fellow agreements; and reviews affiliation agreements to place students at external sites for health related rotations.
The position will also provide legal advice, counsel and representation in other areas as assigned by the General Counsel.
This is a 100% time, Academic Professional position which is annually renewable and benefits eligible.
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is seeking a skilled, client-focused and experienced lawyer to provide advice and counsel primarily in two areas: research regulation and student affairs involving health science students and residents. The title under which the successful candidate will serve will depend on years of relevant experience.
Required: The successful candidate must possess each of the following:
A Juris Doctorate granted by an ABA accredited law school
Admission to and good standing in the State Bar of Minnesota or eligibility for prompt admission.
A minimum of seven years’ experience practicing law, with at least five years’ experience as a lawyer advising clients on research regulation issues.
Desirable: It is preferred that the successful candidate demonstrates:
Experience as a lawyer advising on student affairs matters
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills and cross cultural competencies
Internal Number: 328713
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