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Philips Senior Scientist - Image-Guided Therapy in Cambridge, Massachusetts


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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Make an impact on the future of image-guided therapy. You will define, coordinate, and drive research activities with a customer-centric approach that combines cutting-edge technologies into a clinical solution. This position will be located at the Philips Innovation Hub in Cambridge, MA.

You are responsible for

  • Identifying new opportunities for improving image-guided interventions based on customer and market insights.

  • Leveraging your broad knowledge of imaging and image guidance in interventional procedures including algorithms and devices.

  • Designing, implementing, and testing software and hardware prototypes.

  • Translating benchtop prototypes into pre-clinical and clinical use.

  • Engaging with the ecosystem to identify clinical needs and validate technical solutions.

  • Conducting studies, publishing peer-reviewed manuscripts, creating intellectual property, authoring technical reports, and contributing to value proposition creation.

You are a part of

Philips has offerings spanning components, modules, systems, turnkey projects and services, and is recognized as a pioneer and leader in the healthcare industry. We simplify healthcare by focusing on the people in the care cycle – patients and care providers. By combining human insights and clinical expertise, we aim to improve patient outcomes while lowering the burden on the healthcare system and providers. Philips delivers advanced solutions to health professionals to meet the needs of patients, and to empowered consumers for affordable healthcare whether in the hospital or at home.

We work in multidisciplinary teams. Philips Research has been one of the world’s premier research labs since 1914. We develop scientific, engineering, and business innovations to enhance health and well-being.

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To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Ph.D. in Biomedical/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Medical Physics, Computer Science, or a related field,

  • 3+ years of experience in the medical device industry.

  • Experience with interventional medical imaging and interventional devices.

  • Experience with algorithm design and implementation (including registration, image analysis, signal processing, deep learning networks, statistics).

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence stakeholders.

  • Experience in the area of minimally invasive solutions for cardiology, interventional radiology, or vascular surgery.

The candidate would benefit from having the following skills for the position:

  • Experience working with robotics or navigation solutions (e.g. optical, electromagnetic).

  • Experience with translational research and working with clinical partners.

  • Experience with software or system architecture.

  • Knowledge of the value proposition creation process.

  • Experience leading a small team.

In return, we offer you

At Philips, we move closer to achieving our goals by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. We enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards, and personalized development planning programs. Our research and business provide unique opportunities to develop cutting-edge clinical solutions and deliver meaningful solutions in the healthcare space.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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