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Research Collaborations Scientist (Interventional Imaging)

San Francisco, California
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Advanced Therapies
Requisition Number: 229839
Primary Location: United States-California-San Francisco
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 40%

Division Description:

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.


Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.

Job Description:

As a remote employee in the Advanced Therapies (AT) Research Collaborations Team, you will manage AT research collaborations at hospitals and medical centers in San Francisco Bay Area and other sites as required on the West Coast. 

Research activities involve (but are not limited to) the evaluation of prototype, or newly-released, enhancements to Siemens angiography equipment, for use in interventional procedures. 

Job duties include:

- Work with Innovations (R&D) in Forchheim, Germany, and on-site service personnel to install, learn detailed operation of, and pre-test prototype hardware and software.
- Work with legal, research, and logistics personnel on (both internally and with academic centers) to develop research agreements that define the required equipment, funding and deliverables for each research project. Track budget, milestones, and deliverables throughout the project.
- Work with project manager in Forchheim and the site Principle Investigator to define the research protocol for each project. 
- Work with research, technical, and medical staff, on-site, to support research-related interventional cases. 
- Provide written feedback to R&D for each project, and support the Principle Investigators in reporting and publishing efforts.
- Write and present reports to senior management regarding project results and new project ideas from the field.
- Communicate regularly with other members of the collaborations group, including web meetings, site visits, and workshops in both the US and Germany.
- Present the Company’s research topics to potential new collaborators.

Travel Requirements: 

Up to 40% travel, to attend internal workshops and medical conferences, and to support collaborations at remote sites. 

Education and Experience Requirements: 

The minimum education requirement is a Master’s degree in engineering, physics, or a related field, or an MD degree.  PhD or MD preferred. 

The minimum experience required is 5 years working with medical imaging equipment in an environment (either commercial or academic research) that involves frequent interaction with physicians and other medical staff.  Experience with industry-academia research collaborations is preferred.  Candidates should be experts in one or more of the fields of x-ray, MRI, and ultrasound imaging.

Special Skills or Other Requirements:

1. Must be able to work and manage time independently, as a remote employee.
2. Interpersonal communication skills are extremely important.
3. Written and verbal communication skills are very important, for both publications support and internal and external presentations.
4. Must be able to work in a team environment

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