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Research Scientist II

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 51621 
Title: Research Scientist II 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Naples, FL

 

 

 

 

Main Objective: Significant contributor in feasibility testing and commercialization of biological repair products.  Will also be involved in the technology assessment and basic science support for any musculoskeletal tissue repair technology for the vet and human market.  

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Manages and executes technical aspects of early stage research projects including in vitro and in vivo testing.   
  2. Performs and reports on in depth research of competitive literature and field investigation of orthobiologics for vet and human product development. 
  3. Works with product engineers to support projects and studies. Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures.
  4. Assists in presentation of biological repair projects to upper management, and collaborates with product management, engineering, QC and regulatory to supports product launch. 
  5. Helps maintain existing products by solving technical problems and providing product improvements.
  6. Reviews scientific literature and creates presentations and posters intended for the academic community. 
  7. Supports Marketing and Product Management with technical information to be used for training and marketing of orthobiologic products.
  8. Develops and implements protocols for lab equipment and maintains equipment as necessary.
  9. May be required travel to attend trade shows and visit established accounts as well as prospective accounts. International travel may be required.

 

Education/ Experience

  • 2 Years combined Education/Experience post BS degree in Life Sciences or Biomedical Engineering Required.
  • MS preferred
  • Prior work in a laboratory setting required.

 

Knowledge

Frequent use and general knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards.  General application of concepts and principles.

 

Skills

  • Good documentation skills and the ability to write accurate test procedures/reports upon completion of requested tests. 
  • Working knowledge of instrumentation and techniques for hematology and mammalian in vitro cell culture required.
  • Working understanding and knowledge of ELISA, microscopy, flow cytometry.
  • Working knowledge of autologous based technologies such as BMC, PRP, DBM, adipose separation, etc.

 

Reasoning Ability

Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.  Refers to policies and practices for guidance.

 

Discretion/ Latitude

Works under very general supervision.  Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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