ORGANISATION/COMPANYLuxembourg Institute of Health
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE15/02/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONLuxembourg › Strassen
TYPE OF CONTRACTPermanent
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/02/2020
IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?Yes
The R&D Legal Officer supports the General Counsel in the area of research & development to secure LIH’s intellectual property assets and leverage LIH’s knowledge transfer activities by:
• Providing proactive assistance to the LIH researchers in the preparation, negotiation and execution of all research and knowledge transfer-related contracts and grant agreements;
• Developing training courses favoring sustainable adoption of intellectual property management tools within the research institute
- Interact with LIH’s researchers and their academic or industrial partners to develop, review and/or negotiate research and knowledge transfer-related contracts;
- Interact with funding agencies for the conclusion and execution of grant agreements;
- Participate in the negotiation of the terms and conditions within assignments, co-ownership agreements and licensing agreements.
- In collaboration with the Paralegal, prepare, organize the signature process and maintain electronic files for each type of contract;
- Under the supervision of the General Counsel, review and adapt LIH’s knowledge transfer policy and related procedures;
- Monitor the changes in applicable laws and regulations related to the biomedical field;
- Develop, manage and deliver training courses to support sustainable adoption of IP tools within the LIH’ scientific community.
Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications
- Master’s degree in Law with a working experience of min. 2 years of contracting, legal and/or other negotiation experience acquired in a legal office of an entity active in the biomedical area – admission to the Luxembourg Bar or any other European Bar would be an advantage;
- Demonstrated track record in drafting and negotiating a wide variety of research and knowledge transfer-related contracts.
- In-depth knowledge of laws and regulations applicable in the biomedical area in Europe, preferably in Luxembourg
- Understanding of the underlying principles of the protection of intellectual property.
- Constructive attitude, flexibility and persuasion capacity to propose creative solutions that respect institutional policies
- Ability to prioritize tasks and work in full autonomy.
- Ability to adapt to a dynamic environment within a small team.
- Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills.
- IT skills: excellent knowledge of MS office.
- Language skills: excellent written and spoken knowledge of English, fluent command of French; Knowledge of German would be an advantage.
EURAXESS offer ID: 469532
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