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friis57
06-17-2009, 08:17 AM
Position Title: Medical Device Development Project Director


University of Kansas, Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation (IAMI), Kansas City/Lawrence, KS



The Medical Device Development Project Director position is responsible for developing and implementing Medical Device Development project plans, for assembling Medical Device project teams comprised of KU researchers as well as experts outside the University of Kansas to implement project plans from Voice of Customer identification of need and validation through clinical proof of concept. The Project Director will also maintain a cohesive and highly effective project team during all phases of the medical device project, monitor project budgets and provide feedback to project teams. This position will contribute to the development of a strategic plan for KU Bioengineering, integrating functions in areas such as the engineering disciplines, biological and pharmaceutical disciplines, imaging, animal resources, the Bioengineering Product Development Core, the Entrepreneurship Program and integrated areas at KU Medical Center and collaborating hospitals. This position will be located on both KU-Lawrence and KU Medical Center campuses.



Required Qualifications

* MS or PhD degree in engineering, physics, or related field(s)
* At least six years direct work experience in the medical device industry, specifically experience working in a medical device research and development or related environment.
* Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills.



Preferred Qualifications

* Familiarity with ISO 13485 procedures and documentation.
* Demonstrated ability to manage several projects and competing priorities simultaneously.
* Demonstrated familiarity with regulatory environment related to medical devices.



For further information, contact Dr. Lisa Friis at lfriis@ku.edu



To apply for this position, submit an application at https://jobs.kumc.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1245276232881 Search for the position title "Medical Device Development Project Director"

Salary commensurate with experience.

The University of Kansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University encourages applications from underrepresented group members, federal and state legislation prohibits descrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, and veteran status. In addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, marital status, and parent status. EO/AA


Lisa Friis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
University of Kansas
1530 W. 15th Street, 3138 Learned Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045
785-864-2104 office
785-864-5254 fax
785-550-3725 cell
lfriis@ku.edu