About Synchron

Synchron is developing a platform of brain interface technology that transmits data in and out of the brain via devices implanted inside cerebral blood vessels using minimally invasive endovascular procedures (Neuro-Intervention).

As a leader in brain-to-machine communication, Synchron is poised to create a significant impact in its industry and to meaningfully impact many peoples’ lives. Whilst the company’s technology is maturing fast (4 clinical trial participants have already benefited from the first-generation device), there is an opportunity to help shape the company’s direction and to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary and growing team.

We are a lean, fast-paced, passionate team pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the neurotech space to dramatically improve the quality of life of millions of people globally, and we want you to join us.

Senior Clinical Research Scientist

As a clinical scientist, you will work with the team at Synchron, our clinical partners, and regulatory agencies. Your focus will be to achieve regulatory approval, market access, and public dissemination of results. You will be responsible for clinical study reports, and will take a key role in developing manuscripts and podium presentations. There will be an opportunity to play the role of a scientific expert on cross-functional teams. You will work in a highly regulated environment, operating under a quality system and working with a cross-functional team to develop investigational product.

A successful candidate for this role will be motivated and able to work independently, with guidance from leadership and clinicians.

Responsibilities 

  • Develop study documents such as clinical investigational plans
  • Provide scientific input into study design and endpoint selection
  • Ensure integrity of study data collection
  • Handle routine study communications such as IRB correspondence and periodic reports
  • Lead publication and podium activities from clinical and pre-clinical trials
  • Identify bench testing and pre-clinical activities that may obviate need for clinical studies
  • Conduct modelling and simulations as an alternative to studies
  • Represent the company’s work in scientific settings such as conferences
  • Conduct statistical analysis and sample size calculations
  • Develop visualizations to make a compelling narrative from data

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Ph.D. in engineering or sciences, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Track record of publication, including first authorship of one or more peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of one or more clinical specialties
  • Understanding of statistical methods and clinical trial design
  • Ability to operate in a highly regulated environment

Preferred Qualifications  

  • 3+ years of experience working with implanted medical devices or invasive therapies
  • Detailed understanding of concepts in neurostimulation, electrophysiology or neuroanatomy
  • Ability to conduct statistical analysis in R, SAS, or another software package
  • Experience with cellular modelling and computational biology

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