Senior Scientist

MDR - San Carlos, CA (30+ days ago)

The Senior Scientist works closely with medical device clients at our contract research laboratory. The director assists in developing studies and protocols with medical device clients on a daily basis,. The director will have a wealth of scientific knowledge and anatomy with a heavy focus on cardiovascular and interventional procedures.


  • Establish and maintain relationships with medical device clients and serve as the preclinical lead in advisory meetings
  • Work collaboratively with clients providing input into design of R&D studies, preclinical trials and GLP studies
  • Knowledge of cardiovascular, neurovascular, interventional, vascular and peripheral space
  • Works closely with Study Directors to ensure report timelines are adhered to
  • Provide advice and presentations for incubator and startup programs we have developed relationships with
  • Participate in the business development process
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and/or technical advances in the fields of laboratory animal medicine, and related disciplines
  • FDA knowledge and experience with GLP medical device studies
  • Active participation in professional societies
  • Other duties as assigned


  • MD or PhD
  • At least 5 years of experience with medical devices/medical research in the cardiovascular area
  • Experience in a GLP PreClinical CRO is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in as team environment
  • Self-starter with a “can do” attitude and ability to analyze problems and identify creative solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Job Type: Full-time


  • Doctorate