Requisition ID:  28132

Managing Director, Crossroads Pediatric Device Consortium

Job Summary

The Managing Director, Crossroads Pediatric Device Consortium is needed to facilitate integration and serve as a liaison between Purdue University’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics and associated Riley Hospital for Children, and Cook Medical Incorporated. The Crossroads Pediatric Device Consortium is leveraging Indiana’s top-ranked academic programs in Engineering and Pediatrics, and when combined with the area’s premier medical device companies, forms a nexus for the creation of new medical devices for unmet pediatric needs. It is also training an entirely new set of engineers and physicians immersed in the development of novel medical products for the youngest of patients. The Managing Director, Crossroads Pediatric Device Consortium will help create a comprehensive research and technology development alliance dedicated to the well-being and care of infants and children.

Who We Are

The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is a leading biomedical engineering enterprise with recognized education and translational research programs. The school fosters strong academic, industrial, and clinical ties that create a dynamic and uniquely productive environment for experiential learning and technology development. Through rapid expansion, the Weldon School is solving an expanded set of healthcare problems and improving the lives of patients worldwide.

What We Are Looking For



  • Master’s degree in science, engineering, business, or related field
  • A minimum of six (6) years of experience in medical device project management or other related experience
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
    • For example, a Bachelor's degree and eight (8) years of experience



  • Doctoral degree in science, engineering, business, or related discipline
  • Previous experience procuring and managing funds for research programs



  • Ability to manage and promote complex business and scientific projects successfully
  • Fundraising, grant writing, and budgeting skills
  • Sensitivity to the differences in culture between academic, clinical, and industrial environments
  • Experience in new technology assessment and commercial impact
  • Able to communicate with diverse groups and schedule skills
  • A passion for Pediatrics in general, and for developing medical devices to improve children’s health in particular

Additional Information

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue
  • Purdue University will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contributions Immediately
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
  • Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette