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University Counsel - Stanford University

  • 05 Feb 2020 1:13 PM
    Message # 8729103

    The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is responsible for addressing legal issues arising out of the activities of Stanford University, Stanford Health Care and Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. The team consists of in-house attorneys and support staff partnering with outside law firms

    This is a University Counsel position and reports to the Deputy General Counsel for Research and Medicine. To apply, visit their job page

    This attorney is primarily responsible for providing legal counsel to the Stanford University School of Medicine (SOM) Research Management Group (RMG), working with faculty and staff at SOM, but may also provide advice across the University.

    The attorney must have experience with federal grants, drafting and negotiating research agreements, and working with an Institutional Review Board (IRB). Other preferred areas of expertise include non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), service agreements, and federal and state privacy and data security laws. The attorney will work closely with other University offices to provide analysis and advice on complex research projects, and policy interpretation.

    The position requires discretion, flexibility, excellent judgment, collaboration and the ability to understand and manage projects with competing interests in a constantly changing, cutting-edge research environment. The attorney must be able to work independently, while also partnering and working collaboratively with outside counsel and other staff attorneys.

    Successful candidates will possess:

    • A law degree from an accredited law school and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.
    • Be a member of the California Bar or able to become one shortly
    • Excellence in academic credentials, writing, analytical and communication skills as well as good judgment and a practical approach to solving legal problems.
    • Must be comfortable with technology, committed to teamwork, responsive and have a proven record of providing the highest quality client service.

    Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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