Job Title: Associate Scientist
Date Posted: 09-17-2007
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Masters Degree
Work Experience: 1+ to 2 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:50K-70K
Company Name: Boston Scientific
Company Website:
Contact Information: Suzanne   Diercksen (
Job Description:
Biomedical Engineer (Pharmaceutical Scientist) [Natick, MA]: Apply knowledge of engineering,
biology, biochemistry and biomechanical principles to the design, development and evaluation
of new non-invasive drug delivery technologies with a focus on controlled drug delivery
systems, coatings and biomaterials for applications to minimally invasive medical devices.
Advise and assist in the application of instrumentation in clinical environments. Design and
develop therapeutic medical devices using principles of pharmaceutical science and biomedical
engineering. Develop formulations for novel drug delivery systems. Characterize and evaluate
various physical and chemical properties of formulations using surface characterization and
spectrophotometric techniques. Evaluate compatibility of liquid or colloidal formulation with
the particular medical device. Characterize and modulate release of the agent from
formulation. Examine physical and chemical properties of polymers and excipients for drug
delivery applications. Analyze test results and prepare reports to be used in feasibility and
optimization evaluations. As needed, supervise junior scientists and technicians. Minimum
requirements are: Master?s degree in Pharmaceutical Science, Biochemistry, Chemistry,
Biomedical Engineering or a related field. Through education must have proficiency and
knowledge with/of (i) colloidal drug delivery systems including suspension and emulsion drug
delivery systems; (ii) liquid drug delivery systems; and (iii) the following analytical
techniques: surface characterization and spectrophotometric techniques. Must have unrestricted
authorization to work in U.S. M-F, 40 hours per week. Salary range: $55,000 to $65,000 per

Apply by resume only to Suzanne Diercksen, Human Resource Generalist, Boston Scientific
Corporation, Mailstop B1, One Boston Scientific Place, Natick, MA 01760. Job No.: 12377. An
Equal Opportunity Employer.

This notice is provided as a result of the filing of an application for permanent alien labor
certification. Any person may provide documentary evidence bearing on the application to the
ALC Certifying Officer, U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration,
Atlanta National Processing Center, Harris Tower, 233 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 410,
Atlanta, Georgia 30303.
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