Research Admin Analyst, Material Transfer Agreements

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Mar 28, 2023

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The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

Process Private Industry Contracts and Material Transfer Agreements for Signature and Execution by Institutional Signing Official.


Process Private Industry Contracts and Material Transfer Agreements:

* Review and analyze private industry contracts and material transfer agreements for compliance with federal, state, and institutional guidelines and regulations. Act as liaison for institutional signatory and responsible for execution of agreements. Initiate award setup and award modifications. Manage institutional mailboxes and prioritize work to ensure that research contracts are executed as expeditious as possible. Collect information on external sponsors that need to be added to the MTA system and update the MTA records. Complete monthly reports on MTA Metrics and pending records over 30 days and weekly IRB status reports.

Communication & Team-Building:

* Relay information to departmental representatives as well as central office staff members related to processes required to execute contracts. Work with others across the Institution to meet the regulatory needs of contract execution. Triage and manage record concerns and/or include central offices when needed for a continued process

Research Contract Tracking System (RCTS) and MTA system:

* Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the RCTS and MTA systems and their components including DocuSign and Click Grants integration. Work with ORA IT and consultants to maintain the data integrity, efficiency and functionality of the systems. Assist department stakeholders to troubleshoot system issues and provide feedback as needed

Research Training:

* May assist senior staff in preparing training for Material Transfer Agreements, including instructor lead courses and one-on-one and/or departmental trainings.

Required: Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration or related field.

Required: Two years of business experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Material Transfer Agreements, Contracts, Compliance, or related.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2023 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

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