Senior Engineer / Engineer – Nanoparticle Synthesis (Ref. 19026)
Duties The appointee will work on the development of nanophotonic materials for thermal energy saving and optically responsive applications. He/she will work in a dynamic team which is responsible for:
  • Design and fabrication of nanophotonic materials, and integration to suitable product forms such as coating material, fabric and fiber;
  • Performing calculations on optical properties of materials;
  • Optimization of composite formulations for potential scale-up processes;
  • Characterization and testing of optical properties of the materials;
  • Testing of the performance of the material that is tailored-made to the requirements of industrial partners;
  • Support scale up and commercialization of all R&D results for industrial partners;
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations in timely manner;
  • Meet all project timelines and milestones;
  • Support the incubation of ideas to explore new cooperation opportunities with industrial partners; and
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.
  • University degree in Material Chemistry, preferably with specialization in nanoparticle synthesis and characterization, and/or chemistry, and/or polymer science, and/or organometallic chemistry;
  • Postdoctoral research experience preferred while fresh PhD graduate will also be considered;
  • Prior experiences on nanophotonic material development is an added advantage;
  • Solid hands-on experiences in laboratory and work; experience in supporting scale-up process is an added advantage;
  • Competent in technical writing and reporting;
  • Ability to initiate and work independently;
  • A good team player with strong problem-solving and communications skills; creative in generating/incubating new ideas;
  • Adaptable to different technology areas and having a proactive growth mindset;
  • Fluent in spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese); ability to speak Mandarin is an advantage; and
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered as Engineer.
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.
Application Procedure Applicants should send application, together with a detailed resume, current & expected salary and contact telephone number by email to (quoting the reference number on the subject heading). We thank applicants for their interests, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the results of their applications.

(Applicants who do not hear from us within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful and their data will be destroyed within 24 months of receipt.)