Open Job in Academic & University Contracts Associate – HigherEdJobs


Requisition #: 313221
Range: PE
Level: 4
Salary: $65,798 – $90,411
School: School of Medicine
Location: School of
Medicine Campus
Location City: Baltimore
Location State: MD
Resume Required for Application: Yes
Area of Interest: Other

General Description

full-time position with Research Administration; 37.5 hours per week; Monday – Friday

Review, negotiate and draft clinical trial contracts and confidentiality/disclosure agreements as assigned, in accordance with models/master
agreements and School of Medicine policies. Review final agreements against negotiated changes. Independently work on contracts, along with
other types of sponsored awards, sub-contracts, and cooperative agreements, as needed. Review contracts for completeness and compliance.
Participate in the training/guidance of school and health system staff and faculty in clinical research compliance, clinical research
systems and administration. Assist senior staff in negotiations, drafting, and processing of clinical trial agreements and confidential
disclosure agreements.

Perform other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline. Three years’ experience with drafting and negotiation of
    research-related documents in a sponsored research environment or similar contracting activities at a university, state /federal agency, or
    similar environment.
  • JD may substitute for experience.
  • Must be very organized, able to spot legal issues, and able to work
    both independently
  • and as part of a team. Experience and references should demonstrate past performance effectiveness.
  • Must be self-confident, articulate and oriented to assisting the faculty to succeed.


JD. Additional experience and/or education, especially related to clinical trials, sponsored research, contracting, and/or regulatory

NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during
any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the School of Medicine HR Divisional Office at 410-955-2990. For TTY users, call via
Maryland Relay or dial 711.

During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide
ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved
medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact
requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and
documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR
vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these
diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or
immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in
our Occupational Health office.

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