Research Administration Associate - Research Contracts

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7196586 (Ref:17892-en_US)

Posted: November 29, 2023

Job Description


The Research Administration Associate supports Baylor's clinical and biomedical research initiatives through managing the full life cycle of research agreement. The RAA is responsible for drafting, negotiating, and managing all contracts related to material transfer agreements. The RAA is responsible for ensuring that all terms and conditions of the contract are acceptable in accordance with BCM standards, ensures the safety of our animal and human subjects, and ensures that all provisions are to the best interest of BCM and its principal investigators.


This role is eligible for a hybrid work schedule.

Employees with CRA certification are eligible for certification pay.

Job Duties

  • Handles the negotiation and processing of research agreements
  • Handles the drafting, negotiation, execution and processing of material transfer and data use agreements
  • Manages the execution process in the MTA and DTA tracking system
  • Consistently updates the agreements database throughout the life cycle of each contract

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.  Certified Research Administrator certification through the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) may substitute for the degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • M.S, Ph.D, or Professional masters in Life Sciences may be considered in lieu of required experience
  • Prior contract management and negotiation experience
  • Prior research administration work experience in academic research setting



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.




Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7196586 (Ref:17892-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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