Senior Staff Clinical Scientist in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a Senior Staff Clinical Scientist, you will be responsible for the strategy and development of the clinical evidence portfolio to support product registration and marketing. You will represent the Clinical Affairs function in interactions with cross-functional teams to support clinically relevant solutions for our customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate as a member of Research & Development (R&D)/New Product Development (NPD) and sustainment teams to maintain ongoing relationships and develop a strategy to generate clinical evidence to support market access, including claims development and publication plans.
  • Develop clinical evidence through execution of clinical research studies, including strong project management leadership to plan and execute clinical projects toward timely completion of deliverables. Proactively identify and manage risks that could derail projects.
  • Act as Stryker liaison with clinical study site investigators, study coordinators, vendors, and other external parties.
  • Work cross-functionally with marketing, sales, business development, regulatory, new product development, and post-market teams to provide clinical and scientific expertise to influence business strategy and decision making.
  • Develop clinical evidence through authoring of and serving as an evaluator for clinical evaluation reports.
  • Review and approve all collateral material for the Clinical Affairs function.
  • Maintain current knowledge in areas of expertise through attendance of conferences, professional association meetings, and review and analysis of published literature.
  • Actively participate in the ongoing development of a corporate culture that strives to achieve the highest ethical standards; conduct all business affairs ethically and lawfully and by ensuring open, honest communication without fear of retaliation.
  • Contribute to departmental initiatives as directed.
  • Participates in and/or completes other activities as assigned. 

What you need

  • B.S. in nursing, biomedical engineering, science, or related field. M.S. in nursing, biomedical engineering, science, or related field strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years’ overall experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical, and/or healthcare industries.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in clinical/scientific research of pharmaceuticals or medical devices preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience managing projects in a product development setting preferred.
  • Knowledge in pharmaceutical regulations, medical device regulations, regulatory affairs, and compliance preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills.
  • Requires effective communication with internal and external customers.
  • Must be able to interpret medical and research terminology
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and collaboratively
  • Must be highly customer service oriented

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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