Our mission as research center: Discover personalized medical solutions for environmentally triggered diseases to promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

The Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging (IBMI) at Helmholtz Munich and the Chair of Biological Imaging (CBI) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are an integrated, multi-disciplinary research structure and form the cornerstone of a rapidly expanding bioengineering ecosystem in Munich, Germany; including the Helmholtz Pioneer Campus and the Research Center TranslaTUM, which integrate bioengineering with metabolic disorders and oncology, respectively.

IBMI scientists develop next-generation imaging and sensing methods to measure previously inaccessible properties of living systems, hence, catalyzing breakthroughs in biology, medicine, and the environment. Comprising eleven interdisciplinary laboratories and scientists from more than 25 countries, IBMI offers state-of-the-art infrastructure for innovative research and a perfect environment to accelerate your career.

MedTech Project Manager (f/m/x)
Kennziffer: 101486

Full time

Neuherberg near Munich

Postdocs, Professionals

Your responsibilities

As an entrepreneurial team, we are driving the development of a novel sensing technology that can change the landscape of diagnostics in medicine. Utilizing inventive photonic sensors coupled to advanced machine learning analytics for big data processing, the new sensor offers novel disease detection with immense impact for healthcare and strong business potential.

In the past two years we were successful in acquiring more than two million euros through several innovation awards and pre-seed grants, and are currently completing our prototype. We are about to start high-populated international clinical trials and need your help to make it happen.

You will join the start-up team driving the clinical validation of our prototype and help navigate through regulatory aspects like the new Medical Device Regulation (MDR). We are working on applications for our start-up phase.

The successful candidate will get the chance to join our team, preparing the start-up after the successful prototype validation. Associated tasks include:

  • Coordinate MDR activities to enable the validation of our prototype in clinical trials
  • Compile regulatory requirements (e.g. MDR, standards, etc) and documentation in a concise and precise manner
  • Contribute to reimbursement and market-access strategy, market applications, and corresponding timelines
  • Lead our fundraising activities towards start-up phase

Your qualifications

The successful applicant must have the following:

  • University degree (MSc or PhD) in any of physics, engineering, medicine, or biology, or in business administration with experience in medical technology
  • Experience in the regulatory field for medical devices (MDR) or clinical project management for trials under MDR
  • Motivated team player who works well as part of an entrepreneurial team
  • Experience in working in fast-paced environments
  • Great communication skills
  • Business fluent command of the English and German language

Desirable qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of start-up focused fundraising is a plus
  • Business creation and Start-up experience in medtech or diagnostics is considered a plus

What we offer you

  • work-life balance
  • flexible working hours and working-time models
  • continuous education and training
  • 30 days annual leave
  • on-site health management service
  • home office options
  • on-site nursery and holiday care
  • elder care
  • company pension scheme
  • discounted public transport ticket

Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is considered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life worldwide. With its first-class universities and world-leading research institutions it offers an intellectually stimulating environment.

Provided that the prerequisites are fulfilled, a salary level up to E 13 is possible. Social benefits are based on the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD). The position is (initially) limited to two years, under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of gender, cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, sexual identity, physical abilities, religion, and age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.

If you have obtained a university degree abroad, we require further documents from you regarding the recognition of the degree. Please request the recognition as early as possible.

If you have further questions, simply contact Philipp Köhler, +49 89 4140-7210, who will be happy to be of assistance.

Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1
85764 Oberschleißheim

Total E-Quality Award for excellent gender equality policy for women and men: Helmholtz Munich is particularly committed to promoting professional equality between women and men. It therefore aims to increase the proportion of the underrepresented sex in the respective field.

Helmholtz Munich is part of the Helmholtz Association, Germany’s largest scientific organization. Altogether 43,000 people currently work in its 18 scientific-technical and biological-medical research centers. The Association’s annual budget amounts to around five billion euros.