Partners HealthCare

Office of the General Counsel

Attorney, Research & Technology Section

Partners HealthCare is seeking an attorney with three to five years experience for a position in the Research and Technology Section of the Office the General Counsel. As a junior member of the Section, the attorney will have primary responsibility for handling research misconduct cases, will work on various contract and transactional matters including institutional collaboration and service agreements, and will also work in other areas handled by the Section under the supervision of the Section’s senior members. The Section provides legal support for all aspects of the biomedical research and technology transfer activities of Partners and its affiliated hospitals, including human research issues; relationships with industrial sponsors, collaborators, and licensees; federally-funded research issues; intellectual property; data-sharing and research-related privacy issues; and research misconduct.

Experience in scientific research in academic settings, technology transfer, and intellectual property or in the health care department of a law office representing large organizations is preferred. Experience and skills in contract drafting are required. Litigation experience is a plus in connection with the research misconduct work. Strong academic credentials, writing and interpersonal skills are required.

The Office, comprised of 26 attorneys, is a collaborative, full service law department providing legal services to Partners HealthCare and its affiliates, including Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter, in which they indicate the name of the position they are applying for, to