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Staff Clinical Research Scientist

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Our Neuromodulation business is an area of expertise for Abbott. This business includes implantable devices compatible with mobile technology to help people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders. Our Solutions include Proclaim (TM) XR SCS System, the #1 Spinal cord stimulator on the market, Proclaim (TM) DRG Neurostimulator, the only FDA approved DRG therapy and a market leader in radiofrequency ablation therapy, Abbott RFA. These non-opioid therapies allow us to provide interventional pain therapy to patients throughout the pain continuum. Our deep brain stimulation technology for progressive diseases help people manage their Parkinson's disease and essential tremor symptoms, steering away from side effects.

Our location in Plano, TX currently has an opportunity for a Staff Clinical Research Scientist. This position will work closely within the Neuromodulation clinical study team including the medical director, biostatistician, study management personnel, data management personnel, and other clinical study personnel. This position will also have significant interaction with executive leadership, physicians and regulatory authorities.


  • Serve as an active member of study teams and provide scientific support to justify trial design and ongoing scientific analysis during protocol development. May include generation of pre-protocol documentation of scientific information.
  • Generate study-related documents which may include, but are not limited to, reports of prior investigational, investigational brochures, protocols, informed consent forms, and case report forms
  • Synthesize literature and competitive information for trial designs and results for assigned therapeutic area
  • Review and critically analyze statistical analysis plans
  • Review and critically analyze data sets
  • Lead study level publication planning including manuscript writing and submission
  • Lead publications for clinical study data through coordination with investigator authors and project management of reviews and revisions for abstracts and manuscripts
  • Generate documents to support regulatory submissions and/or respond to questions from regulatory authorities about existing submissions



  • Minimum qualification for this position is a doctorate degree in a relevant science
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience conducting research in human subjects.
  • This position requires strong data analysis and interpretation skills.
  • This position will work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
  • This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • This position requires strong leadership skills as it will require significant interaction with executive leadership, physicians, and regulatory authorities.
  • This position will require some travel.


  • Prior clinical research support in Medical Devices or Neuromodulation clinical trials


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Plano , Staff Clinical Research Scientist, Other , Plano, Texas

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