Job Details

Contract Specialist

Company name

Boston Children's Hospital.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 19,2019

Valid Through

Jul 02,2019

Posted on

Mar 14,2019

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required


Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Contract Specialist
The candidate will draft, review and negotiate material transfer contracts for the transfer of Hospital-owned technology to non-profit and for-profit corporations for use in research and for the receipt of technology from such organizations for Hospital research. Will draft, review and negotiate confidentiality agreements, needed to protect Hospital’s technologies and to effect technology transfer, help further the goal of translating Hospital inventions into useful products to benefit the public and build Hospital‑corporate relations. Acquires and maintains knowledge of Hospital's policies and procedures applicable to sponsored research and intellectual property, applicable Harvard faculty policies and other academic and professional standards. Acquires understanding of for-profit corporations interests. Maintains effective working relationships with Hospital employees, the Harvard Medical School, affiliated hospitals,universities and for-profit corporations. Participates in developing procedures, databases, and materials to enhance and facilitate the Hospital's technology transfer function. Participates in professional organizations and related forums to acquire and share current information,trends And practices. Enters information into computer databases. Transfers data onto online reporting system and/or spreadsheets. Compiles, prints and distributes periodic reports and other information, as needed. MM knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of advanced courses for a degree in Law or with 1-2 years of experience in a related field. Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences preferred.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Boston Children's Hospital.
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115