Nevro Corp.

  • Research Scientist

    Job Locations US-CA-Redwood City
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(5/13/2019 1:16 PM)
    Clinical & Regulatory
  • About Nevro

    Nevro (NYSE: NVRO) is a public multinational medical technology company headquartered in Redwood City, California. We have developed HF10™ therapy, an innovative, evidence-based neuromodulation platform.


    We started with a simple mission to help more patients suffering from chronic pain. At each stage of development, our research was subject to the highest levels of scientific rigor, resulting in a new therapy that has impacted the lives of over 45,000 patients around the world.


    The Nevro® Senza® SCS System received CE mark in 2010, TGA approval in 2011, FDA approval in 2015, and is commercially available in Europe, Australia, and the United States.

    Job Summary & Responsibilities

    The Research Scientist is responsible for investigating and implementing the technical and clinical vision of the advanced technology group. The scientist will also research and investigate disruptive technical and clinical opportunities including developing clinical models of efficacy. He/she will be responsible for the tactical implementation of the program and projects within the group. Lastly, he/she will also be responsible for assisting in defining market opportunities.


    • Investigate novel and disruptive technologies and clinical therapies with the objective to expand Nevro’s therapy
    • Assists in the exploration and evaluation of external technical and clinical opportunities and performing assessments, recommendations and technical due diligence
    • Works closely with other team members in designing experimental protocols, as well as the conducting and monitoring these research projects, and interpretation of results
    • Participates in the development and writing of integrated reports and preparation of presentations and manuscripts of scientific meetings and technical journals
    • Participates in design and writing of protocols, case report forms and informed consent forms for clinical trials
    • Performs a variety of analysis in the collection, verification, analysis, documentation and interpretation of research data
    • Evaluates and interprets collected data, and prepares presentations, reports and analyses describing progress, trends, and recommendations or conclusions
    • Identify, assess, recommend, and integrate novel technologies and/or clinical therapies
    • Conduct descriptive and exploratory analysis of technical and clinical data
    • Define statistical tests and methods for both evaluating and generating statistical hypotheses
    • Work cross-functionally (e.g., business development, engineering, marketing, clinical affairs, quality, and legal) as needed to assess potential opportunities

    Role Requirements


    • Master’s or PhD in Human Physiology or related degree; M.D. preferred
    • 5+ years experience in the medical field

    Skills and Knowledge

    • Demonstrated ability to deliver on milestone based programs and projects.
    • Demonstrated understanding of medical technologies and clinical therapies
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of human physiology and anatomy
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of human neurophysiology and neuroanatomy
    • Demonstrated ability to implement technical and clinical solutions
    • Demonstrated experience with observational studies and patient reported outcomes
    • Demonstrated ability to determine market drivers and conduct market research
    • Demonstrated astuteness in identifying and understanding meaningful intellectual property
    • Experience interfacing with external partners (e.g., physicians, consultants, companies, academia)
    • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills



    Nevro offers equal employment opportunity, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, marital or family status, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), physical or mental condition, protected veteran status, disability, age or other characteristics protected by laws.


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