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Markus Froehlich
01-12-2006, 12:43 AM
Job announcement:

Director of Research & Emerging Technologies; Zimmer Spine; Minneapolis, MN

Zimmer Spine, a Zimmer division dedicated to globally developing, producing and marketing the highest quality spine products and services, is currently searching for a Director of Research and Emerging Technologies. This position will be based at the Minneapolis, Minnesota divisional headquarters.

Zimmer Spine was founded in 1991 based on a spirit of innovation. Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, Zimmer is the worldwide #1 pure-play orthopaedic leader in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of reconstructive and spinal implants, trauma, and related orthopaedic surgical products. Zimmer has operations in more than 24 countries around the world and sells products in more than 80 countries.

The Director of Research and Emerging Technologies will be responsible for setting and driving the global spine research strategy and leading the spine emerging technologies effort.

This position will also require working closely with biologics and research colleagues worldwide to ensure research efforts are aligned with the defined strategy. This individual will have direct management responsibility for research and emerging technology efforts in Minneapolis and dotted line responsibility for research efforts in Winterthur, Switzerland.

This position requires a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering or related and relevant science and engineering fields. 10+ years of directly related medical device, preferably spine research and development industry experience, including experience managing people, with an established record of scientific publishing, presenting, and bringing new products from concept to market.

Zimmer offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic work environment!

To apply for this position, visit www.careers.zimmer.com and refer to job Emerg002 in Minnesota.

Markus Fröhlich
Director Biomechanics & Spine Research

Zimmer GmbH
Sulzer Allee 8
CH-8404 Winterthur

Phone: +41 (52) 262 6822
Mobile: +41 (79) 372 0901
Fax: +41 (52) 262 0187
mailto: markus.froehlich@zimmer.com