R&D Scientist in Virginia Beach, VA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Lifenet   •  

Virginia Beach, VA 23450

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

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The LifeNet Health mission is simple: Saving Lives. Restoring Health. Giving Hope. Its mission, along with its core values of safety, quality, innovation and service continue to create an unmatched record in transplant solutions, which cannot be achieved without talented, dedicated team members who share the same values and attributes that guide the LifeNet Health team every day.

If you have a commitment to customer care, quality and innovation as well as integrity and passion, then you've come to the right place.

We are currently seeking a R&D Scientist to join the LifeNet Health team in our Concert Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia location.

The R&D Scientist leads and coordinates research efforts for R&D projects. Participates in the planning, executing, documenting and reporting of research and validation efforts. Performs complex testing with cell and tissue samples. Maintains essential laboratory records. Provides scientific assistance for divisional laboratory efforts. Assists in the development of intellectual property in support of the divisional project portfolio. Writes, submits, and presents results or research findings both internally and externally. PhD preferred with experience in research, technical skills in 3D cell culture and tissue printing.

You would be expected to perform all tasks assigned to you, including but not limited to:

  • Leads and coordinates research efforts for R&D projects based on corporate priorities
  • Plans and executes laboratory research as outlined in experimental design of project and in compliance with written policies.
  • Develops assays and protocols pertaining to research and product development objectives as needed
  • Makes detailed observations, analyzes data, interprets results and summarizes collected data into effective technical reports.
  • Provides timely and effective communication (written and oral) of procedures, observations, and results.
  • Develops techniques and technologies needed to develop clinical or research products
  • Investigated the feasibility of the potential invention s and products.
  • Assists in the development of intellectual property in support of the divisional project portfolio.
  • Conducts appropriate literature reviews and assists in identifying opportunities for research projects for new products.
  • Trains research associates and technicians on developed assays and protocols and provides scientific support to their experimental design and technical report.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering or related field
  • 5 years related work experience
  • Proficient in Laboratory skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD. In Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering or related field
  • 7 years related work experience
  • Previous experience in tissue banking, medical device or related industry

Valid Through: 2019-9-16