Principal Scientist – Medical Device

Are you ready to embark on an exhilarating journey with a team that’s passionate about making a difference? Look no further – Pharmaron is thrilled to invite you to join us as our newest Principal Scientist in our Medical Device team! If you’re craving a role that offers challenges, growth, and meaningful impact, then this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

Job Overview:

Principal Scientist within our Medical Device team (San Diego) is a pivotal role which requires a dynamic professional with strong experience in serving as a Study Director as well as expertise in surgical studies. You will be supporting business development activities, overseeing study execution, preparing study reports and data analysis whilst serving as the technical expert and face of the medical device business unit.

Additional tasks:

  • Responsible for study execution and compliance as well as protocol development, design and reporting of exploratory, non-GLP, and GLP in vivo studies.
  • Oversee and/or provide support for surgical studies, including pre-operative procedures (catheter placement, intubation, etc.), intra-operative anaesthesia and monitoring, postoperative monitoring and evaluations, and supportive imaging (i.e. ICE, TTE, TEE, C-arm).
  • Write or revise SOPs to ensure facility compliance with applicable regulations and industry standards for surgical studies, animal care, and welfare.
  • Provide support for IACUC activities, including protocol writing and review, program review, and facility inspections.
  • Ensure facility compliance with applicable regulations, guidelines, and standards related to animal care and use (e.g., USDA, FDA, ISO, and AAALAC)
  • Assist the Attending Veterinarian in managing the clinical care of animals in the vivarium as needed.
  • Engage with clients, understand their requirements, provide expert advice, and offer tailored solutions.
  • Deploy in-depth knowledge and expertise in the respective service category to provide scientific support, planning, coordination, and execution of projects within the Service Line.
  • Assist in the training of PLSS research staff, continually refining and adopting new best practices.

What We’re Looking For:

We’re seeking individuals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Graduate Degree in a scientific discipline with education in veterinary medicine or lab animal research.
  • 5-8 years experience as a study director with a background in lab animal (in vivo) research conducting surgical procedures.
  • Strong background in medical device research, including experience with imaging modalities like X-ray, ultrasound (CRM, TTE, TEE, C-arm, ICE), and anaesthesia.
  • Experience working in a GLP lab preferably in a CRO environment.
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships, strong work ethic, self motivation and ability to adapt in a dynamic team environment.

Why Pharmaron?

Pharmaron stands as a leading force in the life sciences industry, offering premier R&D services to partners across the globe. With a workforce of over 20,000 professionals and operations spanning China, the U.S., and the U.K., Pharmaron is committed to delivering innovative R&D solutions that drive advancements in healthcare

Collaborative Culture: You’ll thrive in our inclusive and collaborative environment, where teamwork and innovation go hand in hand. Here, your voice matters, and your contributions make a real impact. “Employees Number One” and “Clients Centered” are the core cultural values at Pharmaron. Our culture, which sets Pharmaron apart from other organizations, has evolved from our deep commitment to our employees, partners and collaborators.

Comprehensive benefit package: As part of our commitment to your well-being, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance with significant employer contributions. Planning for your future is made easier with our 401k plan and employer match. Plus, you’ll have access to an Employee Assistance Program to support you in work and life.

How to Apply:

Ready to seize this incredible opportunity? Join us at Pharmaron and be part of a dynamic team driving innovation and excellence in biopharmaceutical research and development. Apply online today!

Got Questions?

If you have any questions about the role or our company, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to help!

As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Pharmaron values diversity and inclusion in the workplace, fostering an environment where all individuals are empowered to succeed. Join us in our mission to make a difference in the world of life sciences.