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Senior Scientist

Senior Scientist

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ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.


We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL! 


Job Summary:

This position is based in ZOLL's Resuscitation Division Scientific Affairs department.  The focus is on developing medical device technologies that will improve treatment and outcomes for acute critical care patients, including those with cardiac arrest.  Improving monitoring of physiologic parameters and electro-mechanical therapies are among the core research targets.


The Research Scientist is responsible for supporting Principal Scientists and the Director of Clinical Research in the planning, management, analysis, and presentation of pre-clinical and clinical experiments. The Research Scientist will also be a participant on clinical trial development teams. The individual will establish and maintain relationships with KOL’s. The position will also support other departments within the company with scientific support and clinical education as needed. The Sr. Research Scientist reports to the Director of Clinical Research.


  • Design of experiments and studies
  • Identify potential study sites and establish relationships
  • Develop protocols and IACUC submissions
  • Train staff, monitor study progress and cost
  • Collect data, analyze results, and produce reports
  • Prepare abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts and present research at scientific meetings and to customers
  • Participate in clinical development teams
  • Maintain KOL relationships


  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills as demonstrated through presentations and publications
  • Demonstrated skills in descriptive and basic analytical statistics
  • Demonstrated understanding of human physiology
  • Demonstrated understanding of cardiac electrophysiology, defibrillation therapy, medical devices, and the health care industry a plus
  • 4+ years of experience in the design and implementation of clinical/preclinical studies
  • Experience in the EMS setting a plus

Required/Preferred Education and Experience:

  • MS in a biomedical field, PhD preferred 


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Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Oppotunity Employer M/F/D/V.