Boston Scientific Corporation
About this role: The Pre-Clinical Research Support Manager II - Center for Biological Innovation is responsible for managing and executing the pre-clinical research strategy in support of worldwide product approvals consistent with division goals, including the direction, planning, execution, analysis, and interpretation of pre-clinical research related to cellular biology and physiology for the assessment of materials, agents, and therapeutic concepts for device development for any of Boston Scientific's business units, including Neuromodulation, Imaging, Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Interventions, Endoscopy and Cancer Solutions. Will manage multiple programs, and interface with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires in-depth evaluation. Supervises technical staff and closely collaborates with other pre-clinical department colleagues to coordinate biocompatibility and safety testing for a comprehensive product development package. Participates in advanced planning and departmental management, and is able to drive new initiatives as new needs for the company arise. Your responsibilities will include: Interacting with various internal\/external groups to facilitate pre-clinical research, including Regulatory, R&D, Quality, Clinical, and others. Understanding the Center for Biological Innovation capabilities and the application of cell-based assays and benchtop pre-clinical models for device development. Establishing priorities and guiding the achievement of project deliverables. Planning and implementing pre-clinical resources to support business needs. Managing and developing the pre-clinical staff, providing guidance based on organizational goals and company policy. Achieving needed outcomes by working effectively through others. Translating and communicating capabilities and data generated from the Center for Biological Innovation. Conducting effective briefings and technical meetings for internal and external representatives. Establishing and approving scientific methods for the design and implementation of research protocols, data collection systems, and final reports. Interpreting, recommending, and implementing modifications to pre-clinical policies and procedures. Acting as a coach to staff members on their performance and resolving technical and\/or operational problems. Additionally, coaching and developing current and future leaders within the pre-clinical department. Understanding GLP practices sufficiently to ensure compliance with governmental regulations related to pre-clinical research in support of domestic and international regulatory submission. Interacting with Investigators in support of publication of quality science arising from the executed research. Authoring or reviewing pre-clinical portions of regulatory submissions as needed. Attending important professional meetings\/conferences on a national, and potentially international level. Developing and administering budgets, schedules, and performance standards. Ensuring budgets, schedules, and performance requirements are met within the lab. What we\u2019re looking for: Minimum Qualifications Masters Degree in related medical\/scientific field 5-10\u00a0years minimum of work experience Comprehensive technical background and proficiency in many of the following fields: biomedical engineering, tissue engineering, biomaterials, cellular biology, physiology vascular biology, cancer biology, microbiology, medical device Extensive technical experience planning, developing & executing complex benchtop models, molecular & cellular-based assays for device testing applications 5 years\u2019 experience managing senior level scientists, preferably in a pre-clinical or cell biology laboratory setting 5 years project management or the overseeing of multifaceted technical projects Preferred Qualifications PhD in Cell Biology\/Physiology\/Biomedical Engineering or related medical\/scientific field Postdoctoral training \/- MD, DVM Knowledgeable in ASTM standards for pre-clinical testing, FDA regulations in medical device or other industry, GLP practices Strong communication skills, demonstrated ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams and interrelate scientist feedback Ability to integrate the team\u2019s benchtop model development with pre-clinical In Vivo model strategies\/testing Experience in assay development related to Cancer Cell Biology and\/or Oncology research
Boston Scientific Corporation
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Our products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions, including heart, digestive, pulmonary, vascular, urological, women’s health, and chronic pain conditions. We continue to innovate in these areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets.