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Date: Mar 30, 2019

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


Senior Research Scientist

Device Innovations Research, Cardiac Rhythm Management


About the role:

  • In Rhythm Management (RM) we offer solutions for treating irregular heart rhythms and heart failure, and protecting against sudden cardiac arrest.  In addition, we offer solutions with 3D Mapping and Navigation systems, Radiofrequency Ablation catheters, Diagnostic Catheters, EP recording systems, and Intracardiac Access Sheaths.  
  • Responsible for executing activities related to research and development of therapeutic and diagnostic capabilities, including: identification, concept development, evaluation, planning, execution, and technology transfer of new features, technologies, and products that offer innovative medical solutions to improve the health of patients around the world.
  • Responsible for the initiation, design, development, execution, and implementation of scientific research projects.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Investigates the feasibility of applying scientific principles and concepts to potential technologies, materials, processes and products.
  • Plans and executes laboratory, preclinical or clinical research to prove feasibility of concepts.
  • Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories and contributes to scientific literature and conferences.
  • Participates in intellectual property evaluations and development of patent applications.
  • Consults and interacts with outside and inside customers.
  • May coordinate interdepartmental activities and R&D efforts.
  • Writes and submits professional articles for technical journals.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners in Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing, and R&D


What we’re looking for:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced degree required – PhD preferred
  • Master's degree in science or engineering plus 3 or more years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong signal processing, data analytics, algorithm development, and machine learning skills
  • Proficiency in MATLAB
  • Knowledge of cardiac diseases, cardiac rhythms, and medical solutions
  • Knowledge of statistics
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills – written, verbal, and interpersonal




About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 438761


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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