Job title Solicitor
Department Research and Innovation Services (RIS)
Salary Starting from £45,585, rising to £54,395
Grade Grade 8
Contract Type Part Time, Fixed Term
Placed on Friday 02 February 2024
Closing date Sunday 18 February 2024
Interview date To be confirmed
We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor working within the Research and Commercialisation Contracts Team of Research & Innovation Services (RIS).About the role
You will be working within a fast-paced environment in support of the University's ambitious research and enterprise ambitions. You will be working with colleagues at all levels of the University as well as with our external, commercial partners and stakeholders on a range of complex, high-value contractual matters. You will provide legal guidance and oversight for these, ensuring timely communication with stakeholders and co-ordination with faculties and senior academics, in each case ensuring the right balance between timely completion and risk.
You will have an advisory role within the team, and you may manage your own portfolio of contractual matters where and when your legal duties allow.
This role is offered on a part time (14.6 hour per week) fixed term basis with a duration of 6 months.Our ideal candidate will be able to:
Find out more about our benefits.
We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.
We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.
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We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.