The Senior Director will join Thubrikar Aortic Valve, Inc. (the “Company”) immediately in an R&D engineering environment to direct the development of its transcatheter aortic valve and delivery catheter program. The Senior Director will report directly to the President/Founder. This position requires first-hand experience with developing Class 3 medical devices in the US or Europe. The Senior Director will be responsible for navigating regulatory requirements and agencies, developing robust quality management systems, pre-clinical and clinical testing, and hands-on engineering. Candidates should have solid engineering experience and QA/RA knowledge that can be demonstrated with successful products they collaborated on that have been brought to market.  Some travel is required (10% of time for international clinical trials, animal studies, physician training, etc.).   


  • Master’s or PhD in biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related field


  • 6-10 years of experience in a start-up or clinical-stage medical device company
  • A demonstrated ability to take a Class 3 medical device from concept through commercial approval
  • A demonstrated ability to direct others in multiple areas including engineering, regulatory, quality assurance, risk assessment/analysis, interpreting test results, etc.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with management and other team members
  • Flexibility to direct and take direction simultaneously
  • Ability to work and think independently, creatively, and effectively to further Company’s objectives
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in the application of ISO 13485, ISO 5840, and ISO  10993 standards is preferred

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.


Please e-mail job applications with the subject “Senior Director, Product Development” to, or send by postal mail to the address below.  No unsolicited visits or phone calls, please.  Thank you. 

537 Foundry Road, Unit 2C, Norristown, PA 19403