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Director of Product Development- AnikaTherapeutics

Posted by: gobiojobs.com

Posted date: 2012-Jul-11

Location: Bedford

Director of Product Development

Department: ResearchDevelopment
Reports to: Chief Scientific Officer

Under the direction of the CSO, the Director of Product Development will manage all activities for new product development. This will include products for orthopedic, surgical, cosmetic applications and tissue repair with a focus on hyaluronic based products. The position will develop the Company's R&D infrastructure in collaboration with the CSO.

 

Specific Responsibilities
  • Help define the strategic R&D direction in collaboration with the CSO and Senior Management Team
  • Responsible for initiating, directing and executing all development projects for new products
  • Responsible for the supervision of R&D personnel and daily activities in Bedford
  • Responsible for the compliance of all product development efforts with ISO and FDA requirements, and the creation and proper maintenance of R&D related design dossiers
  • Coordinate with Marketing for design inputs of new products
  • Coordinate with Engineering for product scale up and manufacturing process transfer
  • Help secure intellectual properties through innovation and invention; contribute to the drafting of inventive ideas for patent applications and prosecution
  • Write scientific and technical documents to support the needs of publications, regulatory submissions, business partnerships and marketing
  • Manage external scientific and developmental collaborations as required
  • Help evaluate and form associations with other sources of technology and licensing opportunities such as university research labs, technology centers and industry leaders
  • Maintain broad knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies and new theories,and achieve objectives creatively and effectively
  • Interface with various departments and provide technical advice as needed

 

Qualified candidates for this position will have the following level of education and experience:

  • Ph.D. in scientific discipline, preferably Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomaterials or Biology
  • 5 to 10 years research experience, preferably in an industrial environment with close ties to academia
  • Post doctoral experience may serve as experience
  • Experience in product development, specifically bringing products to market or, at a minimum, bringing research concepts to development for commercialization
  • Management experience with 1) directing projects, 2)supervising scientists and their work and 3)directing contract or collaborative work
  • Familiarity with the patent process, preferably holds patents
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the scientific presentation process including author with numerous publications and presentations at scientific meetings
  • Experience with external funding mechanisms such as NIH, SBIR and other granting bodies; ability to write grants and raise money
  • Experience and expertise with polymer chemistry, orthopaedics, tissue engineering, cell biology, drug delivery, glucosaminoglycans (HA), or biomaterials
  • Well organized with the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Lifelong learner; willing to tackle new disciplines. Expert knowledge of scientific principles and concepts
  • Reputation as an emerging leader in the field with sustained performance and accomplishment
  • Demonstrated success in technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought
Job Title Director of Product Development- AnikaTherapeutics
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Website http://www.anikatherapeutics.com
Posted By gobiojobs.com
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Location Location -> Massachusetts
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Category Job Classification -> Research and Development


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