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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Loyola University Chicago.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Contract Analyst The candidate negotiates and finalizes (in collaboration with Loyola University Medical Center (“LUMC”) the terms and conditions of industry and government- funded clinical­ trial, research service, data use, non-disclosure , material transfer and other related agreements, in a timely manner, designed to protect Loyola University of Chicago (“firm”) and the Principal Investigator (“Pl”), with focus on the following major areas: a) patient and medical staff safety; b) intellectual property (IP) rights and ownership; c) liability (damages, injury and indemnification) and insurance; d) publication; e) confidentiality; f) warranty; g) infringement, at a minimum. Reviews, interprets, analyzes, drafts and negotiates federal and industry research, clinical trial and related agreements within and LUMC established legal, financial and risk management guidelines and templates. Effectively and efficiently redlines all agreements, including but not limited to, clinical­ trial agreements, master agreements, research service agreements, data use agreements, non-disclosure agreements and material transfer agreements. Fosters and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with corporate biomedical and healthcare sponsors; providing high quality and timely service to Principle Investigators (PI), while maintaining a balance between firm, LUMC and industry interests for the public good. Negotiates any extensions of existing contracts or agreements. Performs other duties as required. Bachelor's of Science is required. Should have 2+ years of clinical trial agreement review and negotiation experience with at 2+ years in an academic setting preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Contract management, paralegal, or other comparable experience is preferred. Working knowledge of relevant laws, intellectual property, indemnity and other university-industry clinical trial provisions; required biotech and pharmaceutical laws and regulations including FDA, GCP, HIPAA and ICH is needed.

Additional info

Position Number: 8150562

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Loyola University Chicago.
820 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611