Huriot — Associate General Counsel for Research at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Associate General Counsel for Research

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

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*Title: Associate General Counsel for Research Company: Roswell Park Cancer Institute Department: General Counsel & Compliance Time Type: Full time Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: First Shift (United States of America) Summary: Roswell Park is seeking an Associate General Counsel for Research to work in the General Counsel and Compliance Department, reporting to the Vice President and General Counsel. • The Associate General Counsel for Research is responsible for performing legal services that support the research mission of the organization, including: o Draft, review and negotiate research-related Agreements (Clinical Trial, Collaborative Research, Sponsored Research, Material Transfer, Data Use and Confidential Disclosure Agreements) o Provide regulatory guidance and contract interpretation to the Office of Clinical Research Services (CRS) (including budget and compliance functions); the Office of Research Subject Protection (ORSP); and Roswell Park's Institutional Review Board (IRB) as necessary to support the execution and implementation of research related agreements o Collaboration with CRS, ORSP, Principal Investigators, research staff, external sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) to understand and resolve key contract issues. o Collaborate with Roswell Park's Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) to understand intellectual property (IP) rights and implications and ensure the organization's IP interests are protected. o Draft, negotiate, and execute other complex research and development related agreements. o Assist the OTT with licensing and other technology transfer transactions. o Advise the organization with respect risk management as it pertains to clinical research-related matters • The Associate General Counsel for Research assists the Chief Legal Officer and the General Counsel with other legal matters as needed. • The Associate General Counsel interfaces with management of various clinical, research and administrative departments, and provides timely legal guidance to facilitate Roswell Park objectives and support operations, while minimizing potential legal risk and exposure. • This position qualifies for a hybrid remote work arrangement. Qualifications:* Required Education and Experience License Requirement J.D. degree from an accredited U.S. law school and admitted to practice law by the State of New York Bar. Education and Experience Four (4) years of full-time responsible private practice or in-house legal experience, including general corporate and/or business related matters. NOTE: Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices. - Preferred Qualifications: Candidates should have at least three (3) years of experience in clinical research related practice that includes review and negotiation of the research-related agreement types described above. Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law. Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Roswell Park is committed to providing an environment where patients, families, employees, and community are treated with courtesy and respect. We support an inclusive environment that nurtures the talents, skills, and abilities of each individual to embody and reflect Roswell Park's core values; Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork, Commitment, Compassion, and Respect. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: May 07, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Buffalo, New York
  • Salary: negotiable
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