University of California
May 14, 2023
May 29, 2023
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
One of 2–5 Contracts and Grants Analysts on one of 4 teams. Each team is led by a Contracts and Grants Officer and is assigned to focus on either proposals or awards/subcontracts for a set of schools and/or colleges. Job Summary Under direction of a Contracts and Grants Officer, as part of a team, work with faculty and staff from a specific set of schools and/or colleges to review proposals prior to submission to sponsors; negotiate research agreements with sponsors; assist faculty in developing proposals, and negotiate a portion of the resulting contracts and grants. Each team will have a focus on either proposals awards/subcontracts; the focus of each team, as well as the team members, may change over time consistent with the change in the business needs of the Sponsored Programs Office. POSITION INFORMATION Salary Range $25.77/hr. – $48.95/hr. (Department budgeted salary range: $25.77/hr. – $26.45/hr. Commensurate with experience.) No. of Positions 1 Appointment Type Career Percentage of Time 100% Shift Hours Monday – Friday 8:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Location Davis, CA Union Representation No Benefits Eligible Yes Apply by Date 05/24/23 PHYSICAL DEMANDS Work occasional overtime. Serve internal and external customers. WORK ENVIRONMENT The Smoke and Tobacco Free Environment policy is intended to provide a healthier, safer, and more productive work and learning environment for the entire UC community. The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University owned or leased properties, or facilities operated by UC staff or faculty. Smoking and tobacco use are strictly prohibited in indoor and outdoor spaces, parking lots, residential space, and University vehicles. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Education/Experience: Experience reviewing, analyzing, and clarifying various types of research administration agreements, legal correspondence and other written documents including obtaining factual clarification. Experience collecting, analyzing and summarizing data related to projects. Experience presenting technical and legal material to non–technical persons. Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) : Skill using Microsoft suite of products (including but not limited to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and Internet Explorer. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Preferred Education/Experience: Experience presenting technical and legal material to non–technical persons. Experience drafting, reviewing, editing and analyzing various types of agreements, legal correspondence and other written documents. Experience with for–profit and non–profit business contracting and funding practices and interests. Operational level knowledge sufficient to interpret, communicate and apply terms and conditions of various sponsor's, federal, state, and University guidelines, policies, and procedures governing research including but not limited to intellectual property. Research administration experience as relates to research contracts and grants including conducting negotiations. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) : Communication skills to build constructive and effective relationships with a diverse population. Knowledge of multiple sponsor's terms and conditions and advanced skills to interpret and apply complex sponsor requirements. Knowledge and operational level skills to apply UC and UCD policies and procedures and UC principles governing research and intellectual property. Knowledge of legal, medical and scientific terminology. Operational level knowledge of university patent policy and its variations as related to agreements sufficient to discuss with faculty, staff and sponsor representatives. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Background Check This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. The University of California has implemented a SARS–CoV–2 (COVID–19) Vaccination Program SARS–CoV–2 Vaccination Policy ( covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University–approved exception or deferral. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging At UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain – we improve. We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds and you belong here. As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our Principles of Community, our Clinical Strategic Plan and strategic vision for research and education, and our latest efforts to outgrow the expected. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.