R&D Scientist

RTI Surgical
Job Description

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for support to the design team with task responsibility.  Applies scientifically-based competencies to commercialize products or technologies for medical applications. They will be a self-starter, have a hands-on approach in performing their work duties, and be able to work independently. This position will help RTI Surgical maximize the amount of patients served while maintaining a high level of quality and safety.     


  • Often a core member of a project team whose responsibilities may conduct research directed toward the discovery and/or development of novel products or processes
  • Performs standard scientific assignments that are a significant portion of a larger project
  • Experimental activity is expected to result in contributions to corporate intellectual property as well as to the scientific literature
  • Participates and consults with the internal and external scientific community to maintain a state-of-the-art knowledge for application to achieving successful experimental outcomes
  • Evaluates experimental results for validity and conformance to acceptable scientific method
  • Keeps abreast of current technologies in area of specialty including that of the tissue processing and engineering field 
  • Applies experimental and theoretical techniques to achieve project specific objectives
  • Contributes to both corporate intellectual property and scientific literature
  • Reviews and edits internal documentation for team members and assists in the preparation and presentation of materials for internal or external technical reviews
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with design, engineering, process, and/or production teams to meet quality, productivity, and cost objectives
  • Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree, (or equivalent experience) with discipline in Life Science
  • 0-3 years Life Science/Medial experience
  • Experience using Microsoft Office 
  • Basic understanding of design control
  • Basic understanding of project management is preferred but not required
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