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Careers in Research and Development

Be at the forefront of innovation in health care

Join us to set new, higher standards in health care. Our research and development teams bring together highly talented scientists and engineers to push innovation forward.

Develop new, tailored solutions for dialysis patients

About 3.5 million patients worldwide depend on regular dialysis treatment. Fresenius Medical Care is committed to enabling a future worth living for these people. Our teams in Research and Development, operating in 23 locations across three regions, are responsible for the ongoing development of the medical products and treatments required across the renal care spectrum.

We drive research on innovative dialysis devices and turn it into reality. To deliver solutions that are continuously optimized and tailored to meet patients’ specific needs, we develop IoT-supported diagnostic methods and evidence-based, individualized treatments. Our integrated, multidisciplinary approach to research and development speaks to specialists as well as generalists.

Deliver technical excellence on a global scale

As market leader, Fresenius Medical Care sets new, higher standards in dialysis. Help us define them: become part of a talented team that drives innovation in health care. Join our scientists and professionals in delivering excellence on a global scale.

Our numbers speak for themselves

As the world's leading provider of products and services for individuals with renal diseases, our numbers speak for themselves.

> 1100


in the Global Research & Development division of Fresenius Medical Care help us develop better dialysis treatments every day.

~ 54 M

dialysis treatments

provided over the course of 2020, including those to help Covid-19 patients recover from kidney failure across intensive care stations worldwide.

> 20

Research & Development sites

across North America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa), and Asia-Pacific.

Career paths in Research and Development

  • Data Science and Data Engineering

  • Software Engineering

  • UX/UI Design

  • Cybersecurity

  • Product Owner, Agile Coach and Scrum Master

  • Hardware Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Quality Engineering

  • Sustained Engineering

  • Clinical Research

  • Product Development

  • Program Project Management

  • Engineering Project Manager

  • Technical Writer

Your next career step in Research and Development

Meet our employees

Why we do what we do

“My job is to develop new membranes, cutting-edge technology that improves people’s lives,” says Dr. James Kennedy, Engineering Project Manager, Membrane and Filter Development. Discover what motivates us, every day, to push innovation forward.

„We are the market leader in renal therapy, working with highly talented and dedicated teams of engineers. That makes me proud to be a part of the global research and development team at Fresenius Medical Care.”
Helen Kim,Senior Engineering Project Manager, Concord, CA

Our Design Center in China

Many patients suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in China and in other countries do not have access to dialysis treatment. In the China Design Center (CDC) of Fresenius Medical Care we are working to change this.