Orthodontics Biomechanics Specialist
Maplewood , Minnesota
January 10, 2017
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Job Description:

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Orthodontics Biomechanics Specialist will work with the Research and Development team within the Orthodontics Lab to develop new orthodontic appliances and understand the interaction of tooth movement biomechanics with current and new technologies.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Serves as the primary consultant to the product developers on all matters pertaining to tooth movement biomechanics
  • Participates in new product development around orthodontic appliances
  • Provides input to clinical study and Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols
  • Provides insight in the orthodontic treatment process from treatment planning to retention
  • Collaborates with other researchers and developers across the Oral Care businesses
  • Interface with external clinicians on new product development

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of five (5) years of combined experience with tooth movement biomechanics and /or orthodontic appliances in a research and/or clinical environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a Science discipline from an accredited institution
  • Experience in new product development or research in the orthodontics industry
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
  • Experience working on a global cross-functional teams
  • MS Office proficient

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international
Relocation: Is authorized

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