Clinical Scientist - MR Guided Interventions

Job Title

Clinical Scientist - MR Guided Interventions

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to:
Work onsite at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN as a Clinical Scientist working to improve the practice of MR Guided Interventions. You will collaborate on a global scale with medical doctors and physicists of large academic hospitals on research projects evaluating new medical applications of magnetic resonance. They are involved as the MR specialist for new clinical applications supporting sales by giving presentations to customers. The scientist supports product marketing and development departments by providing expertise and advice on technical and clinical aspects of MR.

You are responsible for

  • Be the expert on MR Guided Interventions.
  • Establishing an extensive network of contacts in the scientific community.
  • Be actively involved in the clinical road mapping process.
  • Keeping up to date with innovations in MR technology and medical applications in area of clinical expertise via scientific literature, symposia and international conferences.
  • Developing an in-depth knowledge of Philips' MR Technology.
  • Be able to run the Philips' MR scanners (incl. workstations) independently, and do patient/volunteer scanning.
  • Guiding clinical research, pre-product development and clinical validation of MR related products and applications.
  • Guiding marketing and sales activities including site visits of strategic customers; establish frameworks for trouble shooting image quality (IQ) issues.
  • Be able to Advise colleagues in Product Marketing on new technical and clinical developments, assist in writing commercial and technical commercial documents
  • Be able to Advise colleagues in R&D on new technical and clinical developments
  • Writing white papers, Works-in-Progress brochures, leaflets, slides and video material etc. on new clinical applications for the use of Sales and Marketing
  • Managing all clinical activities related to designated research sites and initiate, guide and manage the MR research projects.
  • Co-coordinating with the local (US) clinical science organization and the clinical science organization in the MR headquarters (Best, The Netherlands) on all clinical and research issues including image quality, clinical applications, new research tools, clinical science keys and other new (proto-type) MR techniques. These activities may encompass:
    • Testing and evaluating of prototypes (hardware and software);
    • Initiating and Coordinating of clinical multi-center trials;
    • Actively involvement in research projects initiated by the local Principal Investigator of the host institution and/or Philips;
    • Technical support during site visits of strategic account customers. Facilitation of users groups;
    • IQ trouble shooting;

You are a part of
The Clinical Science team is composed of clinical scientists and clinical specialists. Together we work to define a technology strategy, explore new technology, coordinate research with internal Philips research as well as with leading clinical academic centers worldwide, lead and direct product development to ensure our product solutions are meaningful and directed at key customer needs.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
  • Ph.D. degree in physics, chemistry, biomedical engineering or other relevant technical background or
  • Doctoral thesis or series of scientific publications on MR related topic
  • MR Physics and MR System Programming
  • Development and advanced application in a clinical setting on MR systems.
  • Ability to conduct research and setup research studies.
  • Professional communication, teaching and presentation skills essential.
  • Strong analytical and experimental skills, independent problem solver
  • Social skills (interaction with customers, other departments, sales organization)
  • Languages: fluent English in writing and speaking
  • Travel within North America
  • Occasional international travel (clinical science meetings, development team interaction)

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

In return, we offer you
Sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we're used to listening to our customers & apply the same thinking to our employees. We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.

Why should you join Philips?
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