Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., a world leader in diagnostic imaging, is in search of qualified candidates to fill our open positions. Toshiba offers a competitive salary and benefits package, we support a diverse workplace and are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. We invite you to join TAMS and be part of our Toshiba family.
In this position you will identify, build, and enhance TAMS' key clinical customer/partner relationships to maximize clinical research activities in order to comprehensively support the business units' individual and multi-modality hypothesis driven research and product related clinical evaluations. Build, broaden and/or strengthen multi-modality research collaborations with scientific and clinical key opinion leaders (KOL) and luminary institutions. Leverage the relationships and Toshiba resources to enhance TAMS' business objectives while serving the needs of patients. Drive the implementation of clinical research and development activities. Specific areas of focus include 1) performance measurement criteria and procedures to optimize imaging system performance and ensure industry acceptance and 2) the production of scientific publications and presentations. Encourage intellectual property formulation and execution and technology transfer. Provide educational and customer support to the business units to enhance scientific profile of the business units; Manage collaborative hypothesis-driven research and clinical evaluation projects at luminary institutions through key milestones including data collection, protocol development, data acquisition, phantom studies, equipment evaluations, post processing, co-writing papers, IP and technology transfer support, and development of presentations; Communicate monthly or quarterly status updates as appropriate to TAMS' Director, Clinical Collaborations and the business units; Fully support clinical collaborators in the publication of peer review papers and the development of presentations for clinical symposia and TAMS speakers' bureau; Operate within assigned budgets which support defined clinical projects; Act as back up to Director, Clinical Collaborations in representing and promoting TAMS clinical research to key customers; Develop intramural supported hypotheses driven clinical investigations and use preliminary data from the same to seek opportunities to collaborate as co-PI on investigator initiated extramural grants and support the business units in recommending development and implementation of imaging system performance measurement criteria and procedures to maintain optimal performance and ensure acceptance to industry standards for reimbursement.
You will also support Business Units in winning mind share in the luminary segment. Counsel business units on the development of clinical arguments for products and clinical counter arguments against competition; Actively participate in clinical advisory board activities for specific modality; Manage all collaborative clinical science/research; Provide customer support technical advice and guidance in the evaluation of post 510k related product evaluations, surveillance and regulatory support, and customer interface; Participate in BU meetings and provide input for scientific decision support; Liaise with and keep the BUs up to date on the progress of BU clinical collaborative sponsored programs/projects. Work with Clinical Collaborations database administrator to document and facilitate the BU updates on a regular basis; Participate on all TAMS Grants and Requests for Proposals (RFPs) Review Committees; Encourage publications of sponsored studies with the PI from the collaborating institution to highlight both technical and marketing information in order to promote TAMS' core competencies; Encourage the principal investigators and luminaries to file disclosures and seek intellectual property protections for superior clinical technologies developed with TAMS support; Participate in TAMS Technical Forum activities as a key collaborative instrument for TAMS clinical science community to interact with luminary investigators, research centers and principal investigators. The technical forum may also serve as a medium to interact with counterparts at TMSC, TMRU, Vital, and TMVS to share best practices; Serve as a member on the Clinical Collaborations Science and Technology Council and assume educational roles and provide educational services and training to the business units. The educational responsibilities shall involve periodic lectures and presentations about fundamental and intermediate medical physics core competencies of CT to focus on and enhance the knowledge base of the product managers, and clinical marketing/applications.
PhD in Imaging Physics or CT preferred; 3 years of experience as a Physicist in a clinical hospital or clinical research setting. Require proficiency with computers in windows-based software environment. Require strong communication skills, including credible interaction with prominent academicians and demonstrated skill at scientific writing and presenting. Require proven ability to operate effectively in a matrix organizational structure. Prefer detailed technical knowledge of CT. Prefer 2 years clinical teaching experience in a university setting or industry representative. Prefer working knowledge of CT clinical review workstations. Working knowledge of collaborative R&D and project management are essential
Working Conditions: Work is performed in an office or on-site clinical environment, requiring the frequent operation of standard office equipment such as personal computer, telephone, fax and copy machines, as well as frequent operation of clinical imaging equipment.
This job requires frequent travel including overnight stays.
Regular training through Toshiba and symposia courses mandatory.
This position requires regular visits to medical facilities. These facilities may have certain standards, which all vendor representatives must meet in order to gain access to these facilities, including the requirement for drug, background and health screening. Employment is contingent on your compliance to the standards established by each facility, as evidenced by the results of the required screenings.
About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc./Canon Group company
At TAMS we have a community-oriented atmosphere with over 300 employees at headquarters and around 700 employees in the field. We are the type of company where building relationships with our people is as important as cultivating and maintaining relationships with our customers. We don't have too many layers, so employees can really see their contributions come to life day in and day out. We are... looking for dedicated, passionate people that care about others. Hardworking, honest and smart professionals. Leaders. Self-starters. Those with a true entrepreneurial spirit. We offer competitive pay and benefits including 401kplan, medical, dental, vision, paid holidays, vacation and sick as well as a wellness program.