Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs
Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs, North America
The Director is responsible for establishing NOVA as the technology leader in Point Of Care diagnostic products (e.g. whole blood biosensors for glucose, ketones, creatinine, and lactate on handheld beside analyzers and critical care analyzers) that will be used in clinical laboratories, critical care, radiology, and nephrology specialties. Key responsibilities include: build the North American professional network of Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and collaborators; develop, define, and implement clinical protocols for evaluations and clinical trials; manage and monitor all North American studies; and ensure a continuing pipeline of publications, presentations, lectures, and posters on the results of studies. Other responsibilities include: organize, support, and present workshops, seminars, training, and education for customers; provide KOL feedback on NOVA products, potential products, and competitors; and provide the company with advice on medical/regulatory issues.
Requirements: A PhD, MD, or MD/PhD in Clinical Chemistry or Clinical Pathology, with a minimum of 5 years post-doc clinical-lab experience. The successful candidate will also have experience with POC and Critical Care technologies, connectivity and information systems, performing/managing clinical trials/evaluations, and preparing scientific papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals. This position requires regular travel throughout the US, Canada, Caribbean basin and Mexico to present at meetings and seminars and to develop and manage KOL relationships. The Medical and Scientific Affairs team is about understanding | proof | communication | growth. The candidate is ideally based in the Boston, MA area.
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