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Research Policy Manager (5909) at University of California Office of the President

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Oakland, California

Job Description:

Requisition Number

Working Title
Research Policy Manager (5909)

Appointment Type
Staff - Career

Personnel Program

Work Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Percentage of Time

Organizational Area
Academic Affairs: Research & Graduate Studies - Research Policy, Analysis, and Coordination (RPAC)

Oakland, CA

If Other:

Posting Salary
Salary commensurate with experience

Position Summary
Research Policy Managers provide expertise to and management of research policy activities in several broad areas of responsibility including policy development, guidance, interpretation, and implementation assistance; systemwide leadership and representation on research policy issues; systemwide coordination - promoting best practices, convening systemwide committees and work groups; and development of training materials and resource documents for campus use and providing systemwide and local training on various issues related to research policy. The Research Policy Managers manage activities within assigned content area(s) and work collaboratively with others on issues that cross content areas including issues related to government sponsors of research (e.g., federal and state); research policy (e.g., COI, human subjects, and animal research); intellectual property policy; private research sponsors/collaborators (e.g., industry, non-profit); material transfers; clinical trials; and research administration/contract and grant functions.

Content areas could include, but are not limited to, government-funded research contracts/grants, intellectual property, ethical conduct of human and animal research, conflicts of interest, international research, administration of research contracts and grants, and more. Collaborates with peers and independently provides guidance to campuses regarding interpretation and application of internal and external policies. Contacts are both internal and external to the department, and include research administrators from Vice Chancellors to front line negotiators, as well as many units within UCOP, such as OGC, government relations and health sciences.
University of California is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer