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Senior Scientist - Urology & Pelvic Health R&D Job

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Date: Jul 15, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific



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:

The Senior Scientist will be joining a growing R&D team developing first and best in class technologies and medical devices across multiple procedures in Urologic surgery. This experienced scientist or engineer will be responsible for leading the technical lab-based R&D studies to support new technology, products, materials, processes, or equipment with minimal supervision. Work includes independent contribution and leadership guidance for team execution of complex methods and datasets supporting targeted evidence-based needs for medical device product development, regulatory filings, and market claims.


Key Responsibilities Include:

• Successfully completes complex engineering work in one or more of the following: technology development, product design and development, test of materials or products, preparation of specifications, process development, research investigation (bench, animal, and clinical studies), and report preparation.

• Consistently generates innovative and unique solutions to market needs and submits idea disclosures. Work is expected to result in the development of new or refined products, processes or equipment.

• Supports leadership for translation of customer needs into product requirements and design specifications with planning targeted test strategies. Includes feasibility testing to refine metrics for datasets highlighting technology features.

• Supports leadership with recommendations for study planning and coordination to achieve project goals on time and on budget.

• Train and provide work direction to team members including engineers and technicians.

• Leads team through design, development, and qualification/validation of novel complex bench test methods to solve complex problems and make sound design recommendations.

• Designs, coordinates, and executes complex engineering tests and experiments both independently and as a team member.

• Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from complex test results.

• Prepares complex reports to communicate results to technical community and comply with engineering documentation.

• Interfaces with Physicians and internal cross-functional stakeholders to obtain feedback on concepts and performance of new devices.

• Works cooperatively with process development, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, and marketing on complex projects to ensure project success.

• Demonstrates product lifecycle system and process knowledge through delivery of high quality and high impact deliverables.


What we’re looking for in you: 
Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in science or engineering:
    • BS with 6+ yrs relevant experience
    • MS with 4+ yrs relevant experience
    • PhD with 2+ yrs relevant experience
  • Research laboratory experience developing test methods and designing and executing bench studies 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. preferred. Degree(s) in biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, applied mathematics, or related field 
  • Experience with research bench test method design, development, qualification, and validation with engineering documentation
  • Experience with DOE and statistical analysis packages
  • Experience within R&D medical device product development


Requisition ID: 483661


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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