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The Office of Research Administration (ORA) is a service-driven organization looking for dynamic, flexible and motivated individuals to join our team!  If you approach learning with enthusiasm, view problem solving as creative opportunities, are organized, focused and adapt easily to changing situations, then ORA is the place for you.

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Contract & Grant Office

The Contract and Grant Officers within ORA have delegated signing authority on behalf of the University to endorse proposals for extramural funding and prepare, review and negotiate a full array of contracts, subcontracts, grants, and other agreements including research-related agreements, such as data use and collaboration agreements. ORA is looking for Contract and Grant Officers who approach learning and problem solving with enthusiasm, who are organized and focused to manage a significant workload, who adapt easily to changing situations and views new opportunities as creative challenges.  more >>

Contract Officer

Stanford’s Office of Research Administration (ORA) and Industrial Contracts Office (ICO) are joining forces to create a unique team of Contract Officers focused on specialized research-related agreements. This Contract Officer position will work primarily on data use agreements. The Contract Officers within ORA and ICO have delegated signing authority on behalf of the University to review and negotiate a full array of agreements and enable Stanford research by negotiating mutually beneficial agreements with external collaborators that preserve academic freedom and scientific integrity. ORA and ICO are looking for Contract Officers who approach learning and problem solving with enthusiasm, who are organized and focused to manage a significant workload, who adapt easily to changing situations and views new opportunities as creative challenges.  more>>

Senior Financial Analyst

As a member of Research Administration Policy and Compliance (RAPC) team in the Office of Research Administration, the Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for Service Centers’ compliance oversight.  This position will report to the Senior Director of Research Administration Policy and Compliance.  This position will perform complex finance functions and/or activities with programmatic impact on the institution, requiring professional expertise and application of internal policies and systems and external regulations.  This position works closely with university service centers administration and campus wide finance departments.  more>>