Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £36,481.00 - £44,044.00 gross per year
  • London


Band 6

37.5hrs per week, fixed term

We are looking to recruit a Research Contracts Associate in the Joint R&D Office in the Division of Research & Innovation at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust.

The Research Contracts Associate provides legal advice to the Trust and reviews, drafts and amends as required a wide range of agreements connected to biomedical research carried out at Great Street Hospital and UCL Institute of Child Health, in accordance with legislation, Research Frameworks, Trust policy and professional standards, including but not limited to commercial research (e.g. contractual and financial terms), non-commercial research (e.g. site agreements, model non-commercial agreements; material/data transfer agreements), Confidentiality Agreements, Human Tissue Act clauses and Data Protection Act clauses within agreements and Consultancy Agreements.

This post is suitable to someone wishing to gain further experience of Research Contracts within the NHS and University sector. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic, proactive individual with the capability to work to ever changing priorities and deadlines and have a degree in a relevant subject preferably in Law. Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills, together with the ability to interact with staff and external agencies are essential.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Vanshree Patel, Head of Research Governance, Clinical Trials and Contracts, ( or by telephone 0207 905 2271.

Closing date: 24 July 2019.

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