Madison, WI
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90479-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90479-AS

Working Title: Intellectual Property Disclosure Specialist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 18, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least two years of substantial administrative involvement in grants administration, contract and agreement negotiation, intellectual property review, or related activities in a university setting is preferred. Must have effective oral and written communication skills, ability to work effectively with faculty and staff, ability to be flexible in work assignments, independent problem solving and analytical skills, strong organizational skills and the ability to create and maintain web pages.

Position Summary:

The Intellectual Property Disclosure Specialist position is located in the Office of Research Services within the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) and reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Services. The Office of Research Services provides oversight of research administration for OVCRGE Centers and support of campus-wide research functions requiring central coordination. The office ensures effective and efficient central coordination of various functions for campus, including: institutional and limited grant nominations, equity review of University invention disclosures, serves as a resource for faculty and other researchers for intellectual property (IP) policy and ownership issues, research policy issues, and any central coordination of grant proposals. The office also provides oversight to pre- and post- award grants and contracts administration for all OVCRGE Centers to ensure compliance with applicable laws, policies and guidance.

Additional Information:

The Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (VCRGE) serves as the chief research officer and the principal advisor to the Chancellor and the Provost on research and graduate education. The VCRGE provides oversight for the institution's broad research enterprise including a university-wide array of faculty and staff research programs with total annual expenditures of more than $1 billion, and promotes graduate education and research by enhancing funding support from internal and external agencies including the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) is responsible for an array of multidisciplinary research centers and institutes, research policy and compliance which includes conflict of interest, human subjects, animal welfare and responsible conduct of research and negotiation of industry contracts.


Rachel Simonson
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Instructions to applicants:

Please click "Apply Now" to begin the application process. Applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume highlighting their experience as it relates to this position.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 16 May 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 13 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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