NYU Langone is one of the nation's premier academic medical centers that includes five hospitals (Tisch Hospital, Rusk Rehabilitation, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Hassenfeld Children's Hospital of New York, and NYU Lutheran Medical Center) and more than 200 ambulatory locations across the New York metropolitan area. It also includes NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. Our trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved daily through an integrated academic culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. Learn more about NYU Langone.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Associate General Counsel.
In this role, the successful candidate The primary responsibility of this role is to provide competent, timely legal advice, assistance and service to NYU Langone Medical Center and its Office of Science and Research, departments, institutes, faculty, and other related institutional stakeholders related primarily to biomedical research activities and secondarily to other areas such as information governance, information technology, and medical education initiatives.
- Provide legal advice about a wide variety of issues relating to biomedical research activities at a large academic medical center and in collaboration with its strategic partners.
- Serve as the primary attorney for NYU School of Medicine Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Human Research Regulatory Affairs (HRRA) offices on all matters regarding human subject research protection.
- Provide day-to-day legal advice to faculty and administrators in connection with all research compliance matters, including NIH and other government research sponsor requirements, audits, inspections and investigations.
- Advise on research contracts and contract templates, including federal and non-federal grants, subawards, contracts, and subcontracts; clinical trial agreements; IRB reliance agreements; service and procurement agreements; consulting agreements; material transfer agreements; and nondisclosure agreements.
- Provide legal advice about a wide variety of issues relating to international research
- Advise on HIPAA and data privacy laws with respect to research activities.
- Review and revise policies, procedures and training materials related to sponsored research and human subjects research.
- Conduct research misconduct and other investigations, working closely with the research integrity officer, faculty committees, and hearing panels.
- Review research-related subpoenas and other requests from governmental research sponsors related to third-party requests under the Freedom of Information Act.
- Develop policies, procedures and training materials related to record retention and information governance.
- Counsel the Medical Center Information Technology department about a wide range of research and non-research related matters, including HIPAA, data privacy, and cybersecurity.
- Provide legal advice about a wide variety of issues relating to medical education, including physician training and continuing medical education programs.
- Coordinate process, principles and practices with the attorneys in the Office of Legal Counsel.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
To qualify you must have a Admission to the NY Bar with at least five years experience as a practicing lawyer in research regulatory matters and research contracting, preferably with experience in hospitals, health systems and/or academic medical centers; effective oral, written communication skills and the ability to work collegially with diverse personnel.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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