Description Another Source's client, Stanford University, is recruiting a University Counsel to support the Stanford University School of Medicine (SOM) Research Management Group (RMG).
Here's a little about Stanford University and the position they are recruiting for:
As one of the world's premier research institutions, our greatest resource is our peoplethose behind the innovations and discoveries that are changing the landscape of medicine, the environment, technology and more.
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is responsible for addressing legal issues arising out of the activities of Stanford University, Stanford Health Care and Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. The team consists of in-house attorneys and support staff partnering with outside law firms
This is a University Counsel position and reports to the Deputy General Counsel for Research and Medicine.
This attorney is primarily responsible for providing legal counsel to the Stanford University School of Medicine (SOM) Research Management Group (RMG), working with faculty and staff at SOM, but may also provide advice across the University.
The attorney must have experience with federal grants, drafting and negotiating research agreements, and working with an Institutional Review Board (IRB). Other preferred areas of expertise include non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), service agreements, and federal and state privacy and data security laws. The attorney will work closely with other University offices to provide analysis and advice on complex research projects, and policy interpretation.
The position requires discretion, flexibility, excellent judgment, collaboration and the ability to understand and manage projects with competing interests in a constantly changing, cutting-edge research environment. The attorney must be able to work independently, while also partnering and working collaboratively with outside counsel and other staff attorneys.
Successful candidates will possess:
A law degree from an accredited law school and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.
Be a member of the California Bar or able to become one shortly
Excellence in academic credentials, writing, analytical and communication skills as well as good judgment and a practical approach to solving legal problems.
Must be comfortable with technology, committed to teamwork, responsive and have a proven record of providing the highest quality client service.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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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, 12000 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 is an equal empl...oyment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.