Consultant (RC) Hiring Agreement
A Research Consultant
(RC) is typically employed to augment the PI’s expertise by
providing services that are specialized and technical in nature. The
consultant’s engagement in the project is limited in scope to such
specific technical requirements, and his/her employment is generally
of considerably shorter duration than the lifetime of the grant.
Please note that this
agreement is for the hiring of individual consultants
only. Contracting for consulting services with a company
requires a different form. By accepting and signing this agreement,
the consultant confirms that he/she is not carrying out this work in
his/her capacity as an employee of a company, whether inside or
outside the UAE.
RC full name (as on passport)
Research Grant Activity Code
Agreement duration: From (Date) to
AED/hour for an estimated total of
AED (total) for completion of work assignment1
Description of the RC task(s). Please be specific.
Terms of Agreement:
agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Parties
relating to its subject matter and supersedes any previous
agreement, statement, representation, understanding or undertaking
(in each case whether written or oral) given or made before the
date of this agreement by or on behalf of the Parties and relating
to its subject matter. Variation of this Agreement shall be
effective only if it is made in writing, refers specifically to
this Agreement and is signed by both Parties.
in this agreement shall create, or be deemed to create, a
partnership, joint venture or legal relationship of any kind
between the Parties that would impose liability upon one Party for
the acts or failure to act of the other Party, or authorize either
Party to act as agent for the other. Save where expressly stated in
this Agreement, neither Party shall have the authority to make
representations, act in the name or on behalf of or otherwise bind
or the RC may terminate this agreement with 30 days’ notice in
writing at any time. ZU will be liable for payment for services
rendered prior to termination, but will not be responsible for any
services or expenses incurred after termination has taken effect.
RC commits and undertakes that the requested work on this project
is new and will be prepared by him/her and he/she will be liable
for all obligations relating to any violation of intellectual
to any intellectual property created prior to execution of this
agreement remains the property of its owners. Any intellectual
property arising from work on this project after the signing of
this agreement belongs to Zayed University, to be managed in
accordance with ZU Policies and Procedures, and the laws of the
United Arab Emirates.
RC shall not subcontract or assign the agreement or work, whether
totally or partially, to another party.
RC shall not disclose any information acquired under this agreement
without the written prior consent of Zayed University. The
obligation to maintain confidential information continues even
after the completion of this agreement.
RC agrees to indemnify and hold blameless Zayed University from any
claim, damage, liability, injury, expense, or loss arising out of
the RC’s work under this agreement.
RC is an independent contractor and not an agent or employee of
Zayed University or any other entity in the UAE. The RC
assures Zayed University that signing this agreement does not
violate the laws of his/her own country and that he/she is
responsible for any reporting obligation to his/her main employer.
University shall be obligated to pay the amount of the agreement as
indicated in item (2) of this agreement after the RC delivers the
work on this project correctly according to the required standards
and specifications by Zayed University within the time frame
specified in this agreement.
provided under this agreement will be governed by Zayed University
policies and procedures and the federal laws of the United Arab
Emirates, subject to Ministerial Decision No. (32) for the year
2014, the amendments to the Procurement List and the Department of
Stores in the Federal Government and the regulations and
resolutions issued therein, unless the text of this agreement is
included. The federal courts of the United Arab Emirates shall
resolve all issues that may arise from this agreement if such
disputes cannot be resolved through amicable negotiations within 90
days of the dispute arising.
To accept this
agreement, please sign below:
___________________________ Name (Typed) _______________________
XXXXXXX FOR RESEARCH
Bank Account details for direct deposit:
Bank name & address
Account holder name
match bank record)
Please include a
copy of the RC’s passport, UAE visa (if applicable), and CV.
Payment is normally made 10-15 working days after submission of time
sheets, or within 30 days after project completion for lump-sum