Georgia Tech, Industry Contracting Officer

Georgia Tech has exclusively retained the Vortechs Group in their search for an Industry Contracting Officer.

The Industry Contracting Officer, under the direction of the IC Director, manages the formal negotiation and administration of Sponsored Research Agreements, Collaborations, and related agreements for this collaborative research-based University.

We are looking for someone who possesses a thorough understanding of:

  • Industry research contracts
  • Contract administration
  • Research policies
  • Intellectual property policies and practices in an academic environment



About the Position:

The Industry Contracting Officer reports directly to the Director of Industry Contracts. This position drafts, negotiates and finalizes complex research agreements with industry, crafting language that complies with Georgia Tech policy, researchers’ requirements, and sponsors’ conditions. These agreements require negotiation of intellectual property and publication rights, plus indemnification, budget and invoicing issues. Review agreements for compliance with Georgia Tech policy.

The ideal candidate will adapt well in a fluid environment, remain professional during times of stress, and enjoy the experience of working with a variety of people. In order to succeed in this position, you’ll need excellent communication skills. We are looking for a creative problem solver and one who will continue this award-winning research institution’s valuable mission.


Join a Nationally-Ranked Research University

Georgia Tech is a public university, that has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the country’s very best, every year, for nearly two decades. With diverse top-notch faculty and researchers dedicated to solving complex problems, Georgia Tech is at the forefront of some of the most interesting interdisciplinary research occurring today.


About Atlanta:

Atlanta is a cosmopolitan city of big business and corporate headquarters, movie production, top universities, a thriving culture and arts scene, a culinary adventure, and that’s only the beginning. It’s rich with history and opportunity and home to America’s busiest airport, with more direct flights meaning you can get where you want to go faster.


Learn more about the Industry Contracting Officer Position Specification opportunity.

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