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VP, Medical Affairs in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 3/16/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP002736

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


Job Description Summary
Liaises with the healthcare and/or scientific communities to support the market introduction/penetration of the organization's products by providing clinical information, regulatory background, recommended usage and other related information. Partners with external scientific/clinical organizations/individuals to further product application, industry position, and market penetration. Is a recognized external expert in area of specialty. Includes externally-oriented medical/dental professionals that assist with focus on the assessment and development of new technologies and the role of the organization in the field/industry.

Job Requirements


Bachelor's with 20+ years of experience or masters/doctoral degree with 18 years experience and 6+ years managing people.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.