Jobs – March, 2011

Director of Mechanical Engineering – Fremont, CA

Medical device company, located near Fremont, CA has an immediate opening for senior level ME technical leader to work on complex problems in diverse technologies at varying stages of development.  Responsibilities include, performing complex mechanical design, modeling, and analysis, ensuring appropriate level of skilled ME regular and contract ME staffing, interface with software, hardware, and science groups, develop project proposals and provide project manager leadership, and support experimental apparatus required for Physicist’s research.  Requirements include Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent and minimum 5 years of experience in medical device technical leadership role.  Experience with biosensors, catheters, drug delivery, disposables, medical imaging systems, X-ray systems, robotic systems, nanotechnology etc. a huge plus.  Also required, experience with resource allocation, budget development, and tracking and management.  Send resume to

Downstream Medical Marketing Manager – Mountain View, CA

There is an immediate opportunity for medical marketing manager.  The position will report to VP of Sales and Marketing.  This medical device company’s innovative technology addresses a huge worldwide market opportunity.  The product has been launched in select markets in Europe and is currently being launched into the self-pay segment of the market though this mode will not last too long as reimbursement is also pursued.

Requirements include, 4+ years of downstream marketing experience and international product launch and commercialization experience.  Consumer marketing experience and reimbursement experience are huge pluses.  Responsibilities include, maintaining public relations, publications and medical meetings, design, implement and maintain a comprehensive global marketing plan including market and competitive analysis, customer needs assessment, product lifecycle management, pricing, product positioning, promotion, channel strategy, and product launch planning.  Responsibilities also include driving revenues, ensuring sales organization is fully supported and prepared with knowledge and tools necessary to capitalize on revenue growth opportunities with market messaging and related marketing collateral, educating and driving physician adoption, create revenue forecast models and develop and execute annual and monthly expense budgets.

Senior Polymer Chemist/ Materials Engineer – San Antonio, TX

Innovative biotech startup in San Antonio, TX, has an immediate opening for a Senior Polymer Chemist/ Materials Engineer.  An ideal combination would be a PhD in Polymer Chemistry or related field plus 5+ years of lab experience with bioresorbable materials.   Experience in testing, formulation, maintaining design records, analyzing test results and reaction processes is required.  Expertise in materials science or engineering with focus on polymeric biomedical materials, bioabsorbable polymers, and their interactions with biological systems, knowledge of biocompatibility and toxicology is required.  Also required, extensive experience with polymer formulation, processing, and characterization; sound knowledge of organic/polymer chemistry and physics and extensive R&D experience in bioresorbable materials, hydrogels, and/or bioadhesives; strong capability of setting up comprehensive study and assessing in vitro and in vivo material properties and safety.

Senior Formulations Scientist – Fremont, CA

Company located in Fremont, CA working on innovative drug delivery method in the area of metabolic diseases has an opening for an experienced formulations scientist.  Job functions include, development of novel sustained release formulations for preclinical and clinical testing.  The qualified candidate will be part of a multidisciplinary team and will assist with the evaluation, characterization and validation of the mechanism of action of small molecule/biotherapeutic  drug candidates.  Requirements include, 10+ years experience in drug formulations and drug delivery and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences or Chemistry.  This is a pre-revenue phase company and compensation will include equity based arrangement.  It could be a part-time or after hours opportunity for you.

Regulatory Affairs OpportunityFremont, CA

There is an immediate job opportunity with a startup medical device company located in Fremont, CA.  Extensive regulatory affairs background with 10+ years of electro-mechanical medical devices is required.  This company is in pre-revenue mode and compensation will include equity based arrangement.

Hardware Engineer – Fremont, CA — GI

An early stage startup has an immediate opening for an Electrical Engineer with 8+ years experience.   Experience with MATLAB, hands-on electrical engineering experience and deep and broad knowledge of circuitry is required.  Also required, experience in signal processing, experience in C programming and experience with Microprocessors and Embedded Systems.  Medical device background is preferred.  Also preferred, experience in designing filters for noise reduction.  The company is focusing on developing medical devices to monitor electrical signals from various organs in the body, with a particular focus on GI tract and are developing first prototype for the proof of concept purposes.  The company is in a pre-revenue mode, and will include part monetary and part equity based compensation.  This position requires close work with other team members that include hardware and software engineers, regulatory affairs, marketing and clinicians.

Senior BioChemist – San Antonio, TX

There is an immediate opening for a Biochemist with a Biotech company in San Antonio, TX.  This requires PhD in Biochem or related field, 8+ yrs of cell biology and biochemistry experience, experience with immunoassays, ELIZA, HPLC, LCMS etc.  This is a startup opportunity in a company found by a veteran leader.  It is once in a lifetime opportunity to work on technology with great potential.

Patent Attorney – Fremont, CA

An early stage medical device startup is looking for patent attorney with medical device patent prosecution experience, with a preference in electrical engineering background.  This is a medical device startup company in Fremont, CA.  The company is currently in pre-revenue phase and compensation package would include equity.

Grant Writer – Fremont, CA GTH

There is an immediate opportunity for Grant writer, with a medical device company located in Fremont, CA.  Requires at least 10 years of experience in writing grants and RFP in the health care field.  Experience with SBIR, business plans and medical device fields is a plus.  This is a pre-revenue mode company.

GI Electrophysiologist – Fremont, CA

Innovative medical device company located in Fremont, CA has an immediate need for Electrophysiologist preferably with GI experience.  Required MS or PhD in Physiology or related field + significant work experience.  This is a seed stage venture in pre-revenue phase and compensation is likely to be equity based.


  1. #1 by Dipankar Ganguly on February 26, 2011 - 4:16 am


    Can you tell me a little more about what this client of yours is looking for as a Grant Writer?

    I have written, applied for and received several SBIR phase I and II grants and have parlayed them into successful products a few times in my career. But I am not a dedicated grant writer, nor do I do that full time. However, I do have some experience and would like to see if I can help.

    With my best.


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