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Pre Clinical Research Associate II Job

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Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

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.


About this role:

In the Pre-Clinical Research Associate role you will have the opportunity to support project teams in several therapeutic areas.  This person will primarily support Endoscopy R&D.  As business needs require, support may also include the Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Interventions and Structural Heart franchises.


Your responsibilities will include:

The scope of work will be done in an independent or semi-independent manner based on candidate skillsets. This candidate will support preclinical colleagues or teams as a core team or an extended team member in early through late-stage product development, including submission and commercialization. Collaboration with department and team colleagues is essential to achieve the scope of work:

  • Develop preclinical project strategy including studies, objectives, and timelines that support long-term project team goals and objectives.
  • Provide scientific input, research, and select appropriate preclinical models (in vitro, in vivo or ex-vivo) to achieve project team goals.
  • Lead or support preclinical studies conducted internally or externally, including protocol development, study management, data analysis, interpretation, and reporting.
  • Assist in the development of models as needed to meet project or corporate objectives by working closely with internal and external staff and resources.
  • Provide input to address project risk, mitigation, and safety based on preclinical work.
  • Influence decisions made by preclinical, R&D, other functional management, and project leadership within the scope of the function.
  • Influence and contribute to collaboration across all functions within the preclinical department, and across internal customer functions (such as R&D, Marketing, and Regulatory).


What we’re looking for in you:

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or MS Degree in Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering or Design, Biochemistry, or related fields
  • Minimum 2 years of preclinical experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry
  • Academic background of 3 or more years without industry experience may be considered
  • Experience in cardiovascular, peripheral, endoscopy or structural heart device development and large-animal research, including study management, data analysis and reporting.
  • Ability to travel 30-50%

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of GLP regulations, experience conducting non-GLP and GLP studies is highly desirable
  • Experience with device submissions to US and OUS Regulatory Authorities is highly desirable
  • Excellent communication, presentation, analytical, and technical writing skills
  • Highly motivated individual able to work in a semi-independent or independent manner, experienced working in a collaborative, team-based environment
  • Excellent skills with MSOffice suite, including: Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project, and data analysis programs


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: 438730


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