Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
ASSOCIATE COUNSEL, Office of the General Counsel (OGC), to provide advice, guidance, and assistance on a wide range of legal issues for a complex research institute. We seek an experienced, intelligent, versatile, and collaborative transactional lawyer. The position offers an excellent opportunity for those with a strong interest in the field of higher education law by providing substantial exposure to the work in a legal office of a world-renowned research institute. The OGC's priority is to support the educational and research mission of MIT. The full job description for this position can be found on the OGC website at https://ogc.mit.edu/associate-counsel-1.
The OGC's priority is to support the educational and research mission of MIT. A full job description for this position can be found on the OGC website at https://ogc.mit.edu/associate-counsel-1 .
Job Requirements REQUIRED: five to eight years of experience in a law practice; ability to organize and manage multiple projects and prioritize competing client needs in an often-changing, cutting-edge environment; grounded judgment but highly flexible thinking; polished communication and diplomacy skills; the ability to perceive and explain to non-lawyers the practical application of law in complex situations; excellent oral and written communication skills; and strong academic credentials. Admission to the Massachusetts' bar or admission to another state's bar and ability to promptly gain admission to the Massachusetts' bar is required. Sophisticated law firm experience and/or in-house experience are highly desirable; as is experience with federal and industry-sponsored research sponsorship, intellectual property licensing, and export control laws and regulations. Job #15941-R
This is a three-year term appointment.
Internal Number: 15941
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