The appointee will work on the development of functional polymers for various healthcare applications. He / she will work in a dynamic and efficient team which is responsible for :
Development of formulations for polymeric coating or plastic modification;
Characterization of the functional polymers using FTIR,TGA, DSC, etc.;
Evaluation of the mechanical and biological performances of the formulations;
Drafting proposals, project progress reports, meeting slides, SOPs, and IP documents;
Incubating ideas to explore the opportunity of cooperation with industry partners;
Collaborating with other research staff on R&D work;
Facilitating the daily operations of the laboratory; and
Performing other duties assigned by supervisor.
Ph.D. degree in Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science / Engineering, Material Science / Engineering, or related disciplines;
Solid knowledge in polymer;
Hands-on experiences in various types of R&D work, especially in polymer related projects;
Experience in industrial application, quality control, and technology transfer is an advantage;
Wholehearted application to work with high motivation;
Work independently and able to communicate in teamwork;
Positive, analytical, critical thinking and good troubleshooting skill;
Have a sense of ownership for his / her work;
Willing to work under pressure; and
Good command of English and Chinese, articulate report writing / presentation skills as well as abilities in literature / patent search.
Salary and Benefits
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Medical and dental benefits as well as annual leave will be provided.
Appointment will be offered on a contract basis, renewable subject to mutual agreement and performance.