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Chief Scientist, Pain Stimulation and Early Interventions (SEI) Therapies

Research & Development
190001ON Requisition #
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Must Have: Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor's of Science
• 10 years of experience with a Bachelor's Degree OR
• 8 years of experience with a Master's Degree
• 6 years of experience with Doctorate Degree

Nice to Have
•  PhD in Neuroscience or related discipline with Neuroscience emphasis.
•  Knowledge and expertise in relevant animal models, clinical disease states, clinical research and related research approaches.
•  Minimum of 7 years industry experience in medical device/drug development for neurological applications.
•  Practical experience in medical device development from early through late phases.  
•  Demonstrated track record of successfully leading projects to completion using a good balance of high level strategic and scientific-tactical though processes and judgment.
• 7 or more years in medical device product development, or other highly regulated environment.
• Broad understanding of the scientific foundation and clinical practice for pain management
• Deep knowledge and understanding of fundamental science around neurostimulation and other interventional pain therapies
• Broad cross-functional understanding of business administration and the medical device business
• Experience working directly with physicians and other healthcare professionals in the medical device or healthcare industry.
• Strong executive-level leadership presence, skills and proven ability to work effectively in a multi-divisional, multi-cultural, matrixed organization. 
• Demonstrated ability to gather complex inputs and constraints and synthesize into clear strategy plans.
• Strong communication, negotiation and conflict management skills.
• Demonstrated ability to formulate written strategies and communicate them orally and with clear documentation.
• Proven ability to initiate, build, and sustain strong positive relationships with clinician customers.
• Ability to collaborate with and influence individuals from a wide variety of geographies, functions, and levels throughout the organization.

About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.
We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position. 
The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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