The PDRS will apply biomedical engineering techniques to better understand and quantify oral health and disease with particular emphasis on oral soft tissue physiology.
The PDRS will work closely with other researchers at Colgate integrating aspects of microbiology, immunology as needed to study the effects of Colgate products on oral health and disease.
The PDRS will document research results with technical reports, patent applications, and present technical findings to Research & Development community and management.
Key Responsibilities for this Position:
Conduct and design research experiments to advance project objectives
Modify and prototype tools/techniques to investigate the physiology of oral soft tissue and under various health and disease conditions
Investigate the structure of oral soft tissue under different conditions and before and after treatment with products
Interpret and communicate experimental results to technical and non-technical business partners
Collaborate with external academic partners on research projects exploring fundamental and applied research related
Partner with technical, clinical, regulatory, legal, quality, safety and business partners to drive implementation of identified technologies
Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering. Preference will be given to candidates with thesis work in the following areas: physiology of mucosal membranes, oral soft tissue histology, soft-contact tribology
Experience with electronics and device prototyping
Experience with clinical study design and execution
Research experience in one or more of the following areas:
Oral Soft Tissue Histology
Oral Cell Biology/ Biochemistry
Oral Microbiology / Biofilms
In vitro / in vivo biochemical assays
Skilled in programming and data analysis
Capable of carrying out independent research programs with minimal supervision.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including fluency in English.
Ability to interact with multifunctional technical/non-technical personnel and be an effective participant in a team environment
Researcher / analyst
Piscataway , United States