Industry Research & Material Transfer Associate (Req. 28238)
The UCLA Technology Development Group (TDG) serves as a campuswide gateway to Innovation, Research and Entrepreneurship. Our mission is to promote UCLA innovation, research, teaching and entrepreneurship to benefit society; create economic value to support UCLA’s scholarly and educational missions and the State of California; and lead UCLA’s research community to bring innovation to market.
TDG is seeking an Industry Research and Material Transfer Associate to provide a wide-range of services including negotiating basic research contracts, providing on-going administrative management support during the term of a contract, facilitating the close-out of such contracts, and providing support to Industry Research Officers. Incumbent must serve as a point of contact for department administrative personnel and faculty members in a proactive and exceedingly professional manner.
- Demonstrated ability to draft and review contracts in an academic, non-profit, corporate or legal environment.
- Demonstrated experience with data entry and data integrity responsibilities.
- Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with campus community and funding entity staff.
- Proven ability to present information and compose concise, logical, and grammatically correct oral and written communications.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 12 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct