Biomedical Tissue Engineer/Scientist

1 month ago
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Job Location(s)
West Lafayette IN United States
Less than 10%
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Position Type
Full Time
Cook Advanced Technologies


The Biomedical Tissue Engineer/Scientist at Cook Advanced Technologies assumes responsibility for tissue sourcing for novel products under development.



• Analyze tissue and its remodeling response based upon scientific understanding of tissue characteristics necessary for optimal clinical performance
• Use scientific and engineering principles to guide the process for acquiring tissue from animals including source, handling, processing and shipping to ensure tissue characteristics are maintained
• Investigate effects of potential changes to the tissue handling processes
• Work closely with the management team and executives to manage integration of tissues into production processes
• Create and update documentation regarding tissue acquisition and processing
• Model and encourage employee involvement in continuous process improvement
• Apply understanding of Cook Biotech and Cook AT Quality System requirements in executing job duties


• Masters or Ph.D. degree or equivalent experience in Science or Engineering
• Knowledge of and experience in tissue biology, especially biological remodeling response to implanted biomaterials
• Knowledge of ISO 13485 and ISO 22442
• Management experience in tissue processing, preferably in a medical setting
• Experience in procurement of tissue for cardiovascular applications
• Experience with chemical fixation and cross-linking procedures
• Experience with developing process controls
• Biosafety training and willing to work with material derived from living tissues



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