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Danaher Corporation Principal, Clinical Insights and Alliances, Neurology, Diagnostics Platform in Washington DC, District Of Columbia

The family of Diagnostics companies at Danaher work with conviction that every moment matters and realize that behind every test is a patient, waiting for an answer that could change their life. Our 23,000 team members, across 6 operating companies globally, proudly push the boundaries of what’s possible in safeguarding patient health and improving diagnostic confidence. We develop tools and technologies that set the standard for innovation and impact wherever health care happens—from a family physician’s office to leading trauma hospitals and laboratories. Our teams collaborate in an inclusive environment as we connect our people, processes, and expertise, focused on the world’s biggest health challenges such as cardiac disease, infectious disease, and cancer. At the Diagnostics platform at Danaher, you’ll thrive and quickly see the impact of your contribution.

Join us in working at the pace of change to improve patient lives!

The Principal, Clinical Insights and Alliances, Diagnostics Platform, will play a vital role in supporting the Senior Director, Clinical Insights, in partnering with the diagnostics-focused Chief Scientific Officers (CSOs) and the six Danaher diagnostics operating companies, to enable realization of innovative diagnostic solutions to high value problems in strategically prioritized disease states. This position is part of the Diagnostics Platform CSO Office located at various remote locations across the United States and will be fully remote. In particular, this individual will serve as a thought partner for the Diagnostics CSO Neurology.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Characterize disease state problems, with a primary focus on but not limited to neurology, as they exist in their current state, associated clinical care pathways, market opportunities, business cases, literature searches, and innovative science and technology diagnostic/prognostic solutions. Synthesize these findings into executive-facing narratives that “tell the story” of how Danaher’s investment in specific areas will impact patient outcomes and enable favorable health economic impacts. Must possess “systems-level thinking” and be able to present complex scientific concepts in a simplified and visual way to executives.

  • Develop and execute the early “incubation/feasibility” stage of new opportunities, either through internal Operating Company R&D partnerships or via external collaborations with academics and/or open innovation partners. “Pitch” the innovation from “incubator stage” to respective Danaher Operating Company “catchers” and toggle between strategic and tactical as needed to ensure successful handoff.

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Internal Alliance Management and Change Management Agent: Possess the ability to work effectively within and across Danaher Corporate and Diagnostics Operating Companies (horizontally and vertically) to connect people to the bigger picture of branding Danaher collectively as a science and technology innovator. Proven change management track record in a matrixed and/or decentralized corporate organization.

  • External Alliance Management: Work closely with the Head of Diagnostics Innovations and other stakeholders within Danaher, to source, lead, and coordinate strategic partnerships with key academic centers pioneering the technologies that will drive disruptive new product developments in the Danaher Diagnostic portfolio. Must be comfortable and confident having scientific conversations with principal investigators at target academic sites. Other external alliances may include cultivating relationships with government funding and/or open innovation tech startup company leadership.

  • Scientific Research Analysis: Aptitude in triangulating data sources to derive clinical/scientific insights in the context of the diagnostics market space. Data sources could include voice of customer (VOC), IP landscapes, market reports, industry news, and tracking the latest developments in disease states of interest through conference proceedings and literature searches. Areas of initial interest will include diagnostics in molecular Neurology, acute care, oncology, and infectious disease. Preferable that the candidate have depth and expertise in neurology but should also be able to quickly get up to speed, from a scientific perspective in other areas if the need arises, to perform the job duties regardless of the scientific domain. Demonstrated ability to go broad and deep on prioritized topics of interest where focus is neurology for this role but some openness and willingness to flex and learn is desired.

  • Doctorate degree in a biomedical science (e.g. molecular cell biology, immunology, genetics, microbiology, or related field) with long-standing experience (7-10+ years) in a scientific, technology, or innovation-related role in medical device, in vitro diagnostics (IVD), life sciences, or pharmaceutical industry. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.

  • In depth knowledge of the Neurology disease space and evolving trends and technologies to enable the unlocking precision medicine through diagnostics

  • Travel requirements: up to 15-20%

    It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Multimodal data discovery. Passionate about the intersect between data science and clinical outcomes to derive more accurate, scalable, and implementable multimodal precision diagnostics and prognostics (do not need to know how to code but previous experience working to understand this intersect a plus).

  • Clinical trial design and regulatory experience

  • Prior CLIA lab experience a plus

  • Past experience working in pharma with Companion Diagnostics (CDx) a plus

  • MBA and/or management consulting experience

  • Mekko software for market segmentation and other graphical display techniques in PowerPoint

  • Diplomatic leadership with humility; experience with direct reports and mentoring a plus

At DH Diagnostics we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for DH Diagnostics can provide.

The salary range for this role is $168,400-$230,000 . This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future. This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

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