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Philips Clinical Scientist (f/m/d) in Hamburg, Germany


Your Challenge

You will strengthen Philips exposure at one of our key clinical accounts in a wide variety of disciplines, from basic science and engineering to translational research and product development and integration. Your work will focus on advanced (clinical) research and innovation beyond state-of-the-art technologies and practices, with an emphasis on generating new clinical concepts in co-creation with physicians, gathering clinical and economic evidence and validating prototypes to have them ready for transfer to product development. In the clinical innovation process, your role will be key in defining and delivering on the clinical and economic value of our new concepts, according to the Quadruple Aim principle.

You will collaborate with one major academic hospital in Germany. You will be primarily located on site and work closely on one project with researchers and healthcare providers who are renowned worldwide. As part of your role, you will also coordinate activities with Philips Research and/or the Philips Businesses to help shape, prioritize and manage the funnel of ideas and research projects conducted in partnership with the site.

Your role

The position requires a deep understanding of the 3rd party collaboration policy, COCIR rules, Good Clinical Practices (GCP), as well as the Philips GBPs and Philips SOPs, to ensure appropriate research coordination, compliant execution of clinical research and separation of the non-commercial activities from the commercial initiatives of the Market organization.

The Position is limited for 2 years.

As a CRB scientist, you will:

  • Work closely with and build a trust-based relationship with the academic and clinical staff of the Institute to understand their practice and ensure effective collaboration

  • Identify unmet needs in clinical practice, translate them into concrete (research) activities to develop, evaluate and/or validate innovative concepts and solutions, and define their clinical and economic value for the healthcare provider (incl. contributing to health economic analysis and market access evaluation), as well as substantiate the value proposition for Philips

  • Take the lead on Philips side in preparing and conducting clinical studies, according to GCP and Philips SOPs, including applying for internal study approval at Philips (in close collaboration with researchers from the Philips back-office project)

  • Work with the clinical staff to collect clinical data for the purpose of the research project(s), conduct the data analyses and document/publish the clinical study results (in close collaboration with researchers from the Philips back-office project)

  • Initiate and take active part in co-creation activities

  • Be the main contact person for Philips on site for the project coordination

Your Team

As a CRB scientist, you will report functionally to the Clinical Research Board (CRB) Europe. As such, you will be an integral member of the global Clinical Research Board organization, which is part of the Philips CTO and manages strategic clinical innovation partnerships for Philips. You will be part of the global CRB team and have the opportunity to interface with Philips clinical scientists working worldwide, including those working on site at top medical centers in the world.

Your management reporting line will be to a Department Head within Philips Research Hamburg. Philips Research is a global organization that helps Philips to introduce meaningful innovations that improve people's lives. Philips Research Hamburg employs a wide variety of professionals, including physicists, electrical engineers, mathematicians, computer engineers, informatics specialists, mechanical engineers and medical specialists. The research in healthcare focuses on diagnostic imaging systems, image-guided intervention and therapy, medical image processing, anatomical modeling, computed-assisted detection, clinical decision support, hybrid imaging systems and novel tomographic imaging systems.

Your Profile

  • Technical Degree (Master or Phd) physics, computer science, electrical engineering, applied mathematics or related fields

  • 5 years of experience in (clinical) research, with preferably domain expertise in cardiology, incl. interventional cardiology

  • Excellent knowledge in biophysical modelling and/or medical image processing and/or machine learning and data-driven analytics;

  • Good understanding of research and development processes, possibly in the context of co-creation, and a strong awareness of the full separation with commercial activities;

  • Hands-on experience in managing relationships with external and multidisciplinary partners and proven affinity with managing innovative people and projects;

  • Strong business and customer focus as well as capabilities of building trust-based professional relationships;

  • Proven experience in data privacy, clinical affairs, regulatory and compliance requirements in the medtech context;

  • Strong communication and influencing skills, and networking capabilities;

  • Excellent team player;

  • Some knowledge of value proposition creation, health economic analysis and market access is a plus

  • Proficiency in German and English language

Philips encourages people with disability to apply.

Please upload your complete documents (CV, Motivation Letter, Diplomas, References) including your salary expectations and the earliest possible starting date/your period of notice.

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