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Senior Principal Scientist

Research & Development
19000BTF Requisition #
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Must Have: Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field
• 10+ years of experience with a Bachelor's Degree OR
• 8+ years of experience with an Advanced Degree

Nice to Have
• PhD in Neuroscience, Chemistry or in Pharmacology with Neuroscience emphasis. 
• 5 or more years in medical device product development, or other highly regulated environment
• Broad cross-functional understanding of business administration and the pharmacologic or biotechnology industry
• Broad understanding of the scientific foundation and clinical practice for various therapy area(s)
• Recognized as a therapy level thought leader
• Track record of successful leadership of major technical programs across full product lifecycle. 
• 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. 
• Excellent poise and confidence when interacting with physicians, patients, hospital administrators, and senior management and sales leadership.
• Understands global market dynamics and issues, knowledge of competitive products, strategies, and companies.
• 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.
• Strong experience in coordinating business plans across matrixed organizations.
• 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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