Senior Clinical Scientist in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cary, IL
  • Job Type:
    Clinical Affairs
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/3/2018
  • Job ID:
    R400125

Job Description

  • Supports development of clinical evidence through execution of clinical research studies and authoring of clinical evaluation reports.
  • Develop and execute clinical research study plans and clinical evaluation reports including management of schedule, cost, resources, and deliverables (e.g. protocol, contract, budget, milestones) with support of more experienced team members.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative and positive relationships with divisional cross-functional teams and act as Stryker liaison with site investigators, study coordinators, vendors, and other external parties.
  • Manage vendors supporting clinical research studies and clinical evaluation reports.    
  • Participate as a member of Research & Development (R&D)/New Product Development (NPD) teams to maintain ongoing relationships and develop a strategy to generate clinical evidence to support products, including claims development and publication plans, with support of more experienced team members.
  • Lead cross-functional team members toward timely completion of project deliverables. 
  • Proactively identify and manage risks that could derail projects (e.g., regulations, new product launch timelines, etc.)
  • Review and approve all collateral material.
  • Contribute to departmental initiatives as directed.
  • Maintain and/or develop knowledge in area of expertise through attendance at 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.
  • Participates in and/or completes other activities as assigned. 
  • B.S. in engineering, science, nursing or related field. M.S. in engineering, science, nursing or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in clinical/scientific research or medical devices/pharmaceutical clinical trials. Prior experience working in a cross-functional product development setting preferred.
  • Project management experience required.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledge in medical device regulations, drug regulations, regulatory affairs, and compliance preferred.
  • 30% travel
  • May involve prolonged periods of stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, sitting, standing, and/or crawling as appropriate.

  • May be required to move materials up to 50 pounds, reach, push, or pull in order to accomplish job accountabilities.

  • Coordination of eye, hand, and/or foot movement with an ability to grasp by hand and meet cognitive demands to include visual and auditory discrimination/memory, reading ability, and memory retention ability.

  • Requires use of safety glasses in designated areas.

  • Closed-toe/heel shoes must be worn on the production floor; safety shoes are recommended.

  • 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: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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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