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Date: Mar 16, 2019

Location: Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Company: Boston Scientific



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 the role:

The Research Scientist II will support execution of neuromodulation research projects (computational, preclinical, and exploratory clinical studies). The successful candidate will primarily focus in the area of deep brain stimulation, supporting future technologies and participating in the definition and execution of multiple projects that address strategic, scientific, and technological needs for the organization.


Your responsibilities include:  

  • Independently drive and execute complex neuromodulation research projects of the following types:
    • Computational modeling studies
    • Collaborative pre-clinical studies
    • Exploratory clinical studies
  • Collaborate with multiple engineers within R&D to satisfactorily plan and design aforementioned studies including projections of timeline and budget
  • Development and documentation of neurostimulation system and/or algorithm requirements
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on neuromodulation therapies to support product development and regulatory submissions
  • Support external collaborations with academic institutions or private partners as needed to answer scientific questions
  • Support organization needs for scientific and technology presentations and trainings designed to foster understanding the capabilities and application of our technology  
  • Participate in writing, submitting, and/or presenting, in journals publications and at key scientific conferences
  • Submit invention disclosures related to the aforemention research, and support formal submission activities
  • Learn to use system development tools as needed for specific projects
  • Support investigation of complaints and concerns aiming to provide appropriate and feasible mitigations or solutions
  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures


What we’re looking for:


  • MS Degree in biomedical engineering, neuroscience or related area, PhD Degree preferred
  • 1+ years of demonstrated experience in neural engineering is highly desirable.
  • Ideal candidate would have research experience in neurological disorders
  • Demonstrated success working in a highly collaborative environment, with a track record of accomplishments with measurable business impact
  • Strong technical competency and demonstrated project leadership competency is required with a sense of personal accountability
  • Must be able to take complex technical problems and design practical solutions where no precedent may exist
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Must possess project management skills including successful leadership of projects from planning phase through completion  


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: 438400


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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