R&D Legal Counsel

Hiring By - Biostaffic


West Chester, Pennsylvania - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Who We Are
Together, we’re on a mission to make good health more affordable and accessible, to help millions around the world enjoy healthier lives. It’s a mission that bonds our people across nearly 60 countries and a rich, diverse variety of nationalities and backgrounds. Working here means working with the world’s leading manufacturer of generic medicines, and the proud producer of many of the products on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List. Today, at least 200 million people around the world take one of our medicines every single day. An amazing number, but we’re always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.
The opportunity
Teva is seeking an Attorney to join our Legal R&D team, supporting the R&D organization globally, which includes innovative medicines, biosimilar and generic pipeline. The purpose of this position is to partner with the R&D organization, delivering accurate, timely manner support supporting Teva's Pivot to Growth strategy.
The position provides counseling on clinical research, drug development and clinical trial matters, as well as the applicable laws and regulations and related guidance. The person in this role shall be responsible for providing legal counsel, drafting and negotiating agreements and documentations as supporting the various R&D units, from early research and discovery through the various clinical trial stages, and supporting related licenses and transactions. The attorney will collaborate with other attorneys in our team and the extended legal, Intellectual Property, compliance and privacy teams as well as other legal functions.
  • This is a hybrid position that can sit out of our West Chester, PA or Parsippany, NJ location.
How You’ll Spend Your Day
  • Legal Support of the Global R&D operations in the Americas and overseas: contract drafting, negotiation and counsel on clinical trial agreements, informed consent and clinical trials associated matters including privacy, transparency, regulatory compliance, regulatory inspection and pharmacovigilance.
  • Collaborate and maintain relationships on the legal end with academies, external-facing organizations, medical sites and vendors as well as internal stakeholders, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations and internal company policies
  • Drafting, negotiating, and counseling on various R&D agreements including consultancy, services, research, Investigator sponsor studies, collaborative research agreements, MTAs, license etc.
  • Review, draft, negotiate and support license agreements and transactions focusing on R&D
  • Follow Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures
  • Other projects and duties as required/assigned
Education Required
Your experience and qualifications
  • J.D. from an accredited law school required
Experience Required
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience in a law firm and/or in-house legal department
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical, medical device, CRO, academic research, and/or clinical trial setting is required.
Specialized Or Technical Knowledge Licenses, Certifications Needed
  • Active license to practice law in at least one US state, with ability to secure limited in-house counsel license from the state in which you receive an offer of employment.
  • Good standing in the bar of a relevant jurisdiction
Functional Knowledge
  • Understanding of the varied roles and responsibilities of a complex, global clinical trial and research and development environment
Company / Industry Related Knowledge
  • Strong working knowledge of regulations, guidance and practices governing clinical research and drug development in all phases of development, with an advanced understanding and familiarization of the clinical trial field and related contractual agreements.
Job-specific Competencies
  • Demonstrated excellence in (i) understanding complex scenarios in order to identify and evaluate relevant issues and risks; (ii) proposing solutions that take into consideration the relevant business objectives; and (iii) communicating those issues, risks, and solutions clearly and concisely
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively, with a solution-oriented approach, in global, cross-functional teams within legal, compliance, business, and other functional areas
  • Strong foundation of analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and still meet quality and timeliness standards under pressure
  • Self-motivation, an ability to work proactively and independently, reliability, responsiveness, and accountability
  • Intellectual curiosity, with a commitment to continuous learning and improvement
  • Sound judgment, commitment to ethical conduct, and a high level of professionalism
Travel Requirements
  • Up to 10% travel, including international, as needed.
Enjoy a more rewarding choice
We offer a competitive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 13 paid Holidays, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and Tuition Assistance.
Already Working @TEVA?
If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply: Internal Career Site
The internal career site is available from your home network as well. If you have trouble accessing your EC account, please contact your local HR/IT partner.
Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment
Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.
Important notice to Employment Agencies - Please Read Carefully
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA does not accept unsolicited assistance from agencies for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.
Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, military status or status as a disabled or protected veteran, or any legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • West Chester, Pennsylvania - United States


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview
Teva Pharmaceuticals
Teva Pharmaceuticals

Current Openings: 0

Teva Pharmaceuticals has been developing and producing medicines to help improve people’s lives for more than a century. We are committed to being a global leader in generic and specialty medicines with a portfolio of 3,500 products in nearly every therapeutic area. Around 200 million people around the world take a Teva medicine every day. They are served by one of the largest and most complex supply chains in the pharmaceutical industry. Along with our established presence in generics, we have significant innovative research and operations supporting our growing portfolio of specialty and biopharmaceutical products. Learn more at www.tevapharm.com. Please note that adverse effects for any of our products should be reported to: Safety.AE@teva.co.il Product-specific questions should be directed to Teva or Teva Group subsidiaries in your country. Contact details and Teva's Pharmacovigilance Privacy Policy may be found here: http://www.tevapharm.com/contact_us/
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