The appointee will be responsible for R&D work, including experimental design, laboratory equipment operation, sample preparation, properties characterization, data analysis, performance testing, drafting proposals, reports, SOP and IP documents, in the following areas :
Explore potential applications of electrospun nanofibers;
Develop formulations for electrospinning nanofibers based materials;
Characterize the performance of electrospun nanofibers;
Execute sample testing with physicochemical property analysis, such as loading efficiency, encapsulation efficiency, release kinetics of target ingredient, morphology of nanofibers and stability study;
Execute sample testing with thermal or structural analysis, such as TGA, DSC, XRD and FTIR;
Incubate idea to explore the opportunity of cooperation with industry partners;
Help with technology transfer to industry partners;
Collaborate with other research staff on R&D work;
Facilitate the daily operations of the laboratory; and
Involve in marketing activities.
6 years), Master (Mphil : >
4 years) or Ph.D. degree (>
1 year) in Process engineering, Automation engineering, Mechanical engineering, Medical engineering, Polymer Science, Polymer Physics and Chemistry, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, or related disciplines;
Hands-on experiences in various types of R&D work, especially in material science or process engineering projects, including : Physical and chemical characterization of advanced materials;
Experience in manufacturing industry is an advantage; Solid knowledge and extensive experience in electrospinning and nanofibers is an advantage.
Wholehearted application to work with high motivation;
Work independently and able to communicate in teamwork;
Good command of English and Chinese, articulate report writing / presentation skills as well as abilities in literature / patent search;
Positive, analytical, critical thinking and good troubleshooting skill;
Have a sense of ownership for his / her work; and
Willing to work under pressure.
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.