Research Scientist

Job TitleResearch Scientist

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

The Research Scientist (RS) is responsible for the day-to-day management of one or more clinical studies commissioned by the Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions Innovation group. These activities include cross-functional team support, regulatory support, validation testing, user testing, feasibility and/or marketing studies. Under the direction of the Clinical Sciences and Innovation Manager, the RS is also responsible for ensuring that assigned studies are being conducted in accordance with Good Clinical Practices, FDA Regulations, businesses SOP's and Quality System.

You are responsible for

  • Provide medical clinical and engineering expertise to bring high quality and efficiency to the clinical testing and product development process for innovations in PCMS.
  • Responsible for assisting in all aspects of study conduction including study design creation, outcomes assessment, protocol implementation, staff training, site monitoring, data collection, reporting, contracting and financing, maintaining timelines, program plans based on high-level guidance from research manager, cross-functional needs via program manager, and external customers, and reporting to both internal and external stake holders.
  • Provide early phase, hands-on operational support to teams in outcomes assessment and clinical testing planning, protocol development, investigator selection, training of internal and external personnel, study monitoring, and quality control related to clinical investigation and validation.
  • Oversee implementation of compliance practices, policies, and processes for the medical and clinical affairs function. This includes internal compliance assessments and external reporting such as competent authority reporting such as Assure that research projects are in compliance with applicable FDA and ICH regulations, HIPAA, GCP guidelines, and businesses SOP and Quality System.
  • Responsible for providing Site Health Information Technology systems expertise to support development and execution studies related to solutions in the innovation process.

You are a part of

Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions Innovation group

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience


Bachelor's Degree, relevant Master level (MA, MSc) in a related health science, MD or PhD is preferred.


Minimum of 4 years of research, clinical studies, and statistical analysis. Experience with software as a device.


  • Demonstrated competence in management of multiple projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Firm understanding of data acquisition and bio-statistical concepts, statistical study design, outcomes and KPIs study design
  • In depth knowledge of project management techniques, existing products and system behaviors, as well as Philips New Product Development Lifecycle is useful
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with experience in writing scientific reports
  • Willingness to travel (up to 40%)
  • Working regulatory knowledge (FDA/21CFR812; EN540/GCP; ISO14971)

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?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it's like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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