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Must Have: Minimum Requirements


Education Required
BS or MS in Materials Science, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Biochemical/Chemical Engineering or related discipline.

Years of Experience - 
BS with 2+ years or MS with 0+ years of relevant experience

Specialized Knowledge or Skills Required
Industry or academic experience in one or more of the following: coating formulations, surface chemistry, conjugation strategies, polymer chemistry, various coating/surface deposition processes

Nice to Have
At least 2 years of relevant experience in medical Device/pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry or academic thesis research 
Demonstrated experience in analytical techniques such as HPLC, UV-VIS spectroscopy, LC-MS etc
Demonstrated experience in microplate based colorimetric or fluorescence assays such as ELISA, enzyme activity assays etc
Formulation development experience (polymer based coating formulations, drug product formulation etc)
Experience with various bioconjugation chemistries (click chemistry, biotinylation etc) 
Experienced in chemical modification of surfaces (plasma modification, cell adhesive/non-adhesive modifications, small molecule/biomolecule immobilization etc)
Knowledgeable in material characterization & Surface analysis techniques such as XPS, XRD, FTIR, DSC, Raman, SEM, DLS, AFM Optical Microscopy, etc
Experience with various chemical & physical coating application processes (spray, spin, dip, die- etc)
Experience with statistical analysis tools/techniques including DOE and associated software (Minitab, JMP, Design Expert etc) 
Highly self-driven & detail-oriented with good organization skills
Results-oriented driver and deliverer with a hands-on, can-do mentality
Out-of-the-box thinking in finding solutions to unexpected challenges

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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The mission to improve access to healthcare globally is something we are all very proud to work hard toward achieving. Great people, fun atmosphere, big city salaries. The CEO is fantastic - he is a very clear communicator of the mission and is truly dedicating his life to achieving it.
Smart and committed coworkers. Mission driven. Good benefits. Good long term career opportunities. Company is large enough that you can always find interesting projects to work on.
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