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Senior Scientist Advanced Clinical Development and Research 9/13/2016

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Milpitas, CA

Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
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Full Time
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Milpitas, CA
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Doctoral Degree


Position Title
Senior Scientist Advanced Clinical Development and Research

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Business Unit Name
Particle Therapy



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Job Description
Coordinates the activities of a scientific group in the research and development of Varian PT products, projects, and programs to ensure leading edge position for Varian Particle Therapy . Collaborates with other stakeholders on the direction of advanced development and clinical research relevant to mid and long-term objectives and concerns. Supports the publication and communication of Varian research efforts in the clinical community.

Coordinates advanced development and research projects with the input from all engineering groups
Cooperation with marketing and executive management
Contributes clinical and technical input to strategic planning and is part of the decision gremium for the strategic planning
Directs and coordinates contacts and cooperations with research institutes or universities and clinical research cooperations with customers
Creates and maintains contacts with clinical experts and technical experts for observation of future trend and developments in the Particle Therapy community
Participates in major conferences and fairs relevant for the Particle Therapy business
Coordinates developments with Ginston Technology Center and Varian Oncology Systems and defines possible cooperations
Manage external national and international funding sources for research projects
Writes manuscripts for publication with focus on clinical topics (White books, Scientific publications)

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Job Requirements
Education / Experience:

Educational requirements: Diploma or Phd in Engineering or Physics with medical physics qualification. Alternatively Radiation Oncologist with good technical knowledge
Number of years related experience: Long-term experience in field of Proton Therapy or Radio Therapy


Extensive knowledge of technologies, processes and methods used in Proton Therapy and Radio Therapy System and details
Good contacts in the Proton Therapy or Radio Therapy community
Several years of clinical experience at a proton therapy center
Knowledge of proton beam delivery technology
Sound knowledge of new developments and current status of treatment modalities in Oncology Systems or Paticle Therapy
Experience with clinical or technical research
Good contacts to customers, research institutes and Particle Therapy community
Patent processes

Negotiation skills
Presentation skills
Fluent in English

Percentage of Travel Required