Senior Director, Medical Affairs

Company Name: Boston Scientific

Location: Marlborough, MA, US - 01752

Job Duration: 2024-05-14 to 2024-06-13


Additional Location(s): US-MA-Marlborough; US-MA-Bedford; US-MA-Boston; US-MA-Burlington; US-MA-Cambridge; US-MA-Lexington; US-MA-Lowell; US-MA-Natick; US-MA-Quincy; US-MA-Western/Springfield; US-MA-Worcester; US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Mankato/Rochester; US-MN-Maple Grove; US-MN-Minneapolis; US-MN-Minnetonka; US-MN-Northern/Duluth; US-MN-Plymouth

Diversity – Innovation – Caring – Global Collaboration – Winning Spirit – High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

About the role:

This position is responsible for providing medical expertise, support, and guidance to the Endoscopy Division in the areas of quality and safety for all endoscopy products marketed worldwide and for all phases of clinical study of endoscopic devices. This role reports directly to the Chief Medical Officer of Endoscopy, manages a team of experts in medical safety, and collaborates both with the multifunctional leaders within the Division as well as with healthcare professionals who use Boston Scientific devices.


 Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a team of medical safety experts to monitor the performance off all BSC Endoscopy products worldwide, both through commercial activities and clinical trials
  • Serve as the voice of the physician and patient when critically evaluating a safety event
  • Provide detailed medical guidance to internal and external groups including project teams, cross-functional units, investigators, and regulatory agencies
  • Provide hands-on operational support to teams in clinical trial planning, protocol development, investigator selection, training of internal and external personnel, medical monitoring for trial safety, data analysis/interpretation, and quality control
  • Deliver direct physician support to quality assurance group for risk management and post market activities.
  • In partnership with the Endoscopy Division’s Global Clinical Trials team, write and edit clinical and scientific reports for regulatory submission and scientific communication
  • Cultivate relationships with influential thought leaders in the medical community
  • Attend and participates in select regional, national, and international meetings
  • Review and approves product educational and promotional materials

Required qualifications:

  • Medical degree (MD or DO); current board certification in gastroenterology; holds a valid, unrestricted, and unchallenged medical license
  • 10+ years of clinical practice in therapeutic endoscopy (including ERCP and EUS)
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design and biostatistics


Preferred qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills in collaborating with scientific and non-scientific groups
  • Demonstrated ability to write and publish peer-reviewed manuscripts and technical reports
  • Able to speak credibly with expert endoscopists to gain feedback about the performance of a medical device
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a team while supporting and promoting its members


Requisition ID: 580329

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a prohibited substance free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.