Contracts Specialist, Emory University

Work for one of the top private, liberal arts research universities in the country located in cosmopolitan Atlanta, Georgia. Emory University is ranked an impressive #44 among the top research universities worldwide with a legacy of academic excellence since 1836.

Emory is home to diverse world-class faculty and researchers dedicated to excellence in creating intellectual property and advanced research for the greatest public good. They work on a campus that boasts nearly 2 million square feet of scientific research space or the equivalent of 35 football fields. With $520 million in research funding, Emory aims at creating tomorrow’s solutions today.


We’re Looking for a Top-Notch Contracts Specialist

The Contracts Specialist provides assistance to faculty, staff and Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) personnel in reviewing, drafting and managing various contracts and agreements pertaining to intellectual property and academic research.

The incumbent will possess excellent research skills and attention to detail as s/he will be expected to draft, negotiate and finalize (with minimal oversight) confidential disclosure agreements, research collaboration agreements and material and software evaluation/use agreements with corporate and nonprofit entities. This position interacts extensively and independently with faculty and staff, as well as representatives of academic and commercial organizations, to ensure material transfer agreement (MTA) compliance. Learn more about the Emory Contracts Specialist position.


About the City: Atlanta, Georgia

Besides being the setting for the start of the hit television series The Walking Dead, Atlanta, Georgia is a city that has it all. From affordable housing to decadent dining, from cultural arts to historic centers, no matter what you’re looking for this town doesn’t disappoint. It’s also home to the world’s busiest airport (based on passenger traffic) servicing nearly a million flights a year and 260,000 passengers a day.


Think you have what it takes to be part of this amazing team? Contact the Vortechs Group today.


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