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Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MN-Maple Grove


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role:

Provides support for the biocompatibility and toxicology processes and related technical support to assigned business divisions in support of new product development, regulatory submissions and manufacturing and engineering changes to meet business objectives. Responsible for the conduct of  biological evaluations, chemical characterization, and toxicological risk assessments as assigned.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provides support for biocompatibility processes initiated by  department management and ensure biocompatibility and toxicology related information and data are accurate, reliable, and support business objectives as consistent with Global Preclinical objectives and Quality Management System requirements.
  • Demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality.
  • Develop Biocompatibility and chemical characterization test plans, author Biocompatibility Assessments and Reports, and assess test data and reports as necessary to support business objectives.
  • Author toxicological risk assessments as assigned to support divisional objectives.
  • Provides input on the regulatory requirements related to medical device submissions. on procedures, techniques, concepts and approaches used at divisional levels for biocompatibility and toxicology programs
  • Serves as a resource for biocompatibility and toxicology information for medical devices and pharmaceutical materials.
  • Communicates with internal customers on biocompatibility and toxicology issues and supports problem solving and resolution related to biocompatibility assessments, chemical characterization, and toxicological risk assessments.
  • Provides input on biocompatibility, chemistry, and toxicology testing related to new investigational and strategic device development programs during Technology and Product development programs (TDP/PDP).
  • Participates in a Biocompatibility Training Program for all functional groups of device development teams based on standards and regulatory requirements.


What we're looking for in you:

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or MS. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Toxicology, or a related field
  • Medical device biocompatibility experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Results and detail-oriented, and able to multi-task while working against aggressive timelines
  • Comfortable in a dynamic environment and able to work independently as well as on teams
  • Experience with understanding of principle, theories, and concepts of Biocompatibility of medical devices, including experience with ISO 10993

Requisition ID: 477162


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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