Engineer – Functional Polymer (Ref. 19039)
Duties 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.
Requirements
  • 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.
Application Procedure Applicants should send application, together with a detailed resume, current & expected salary and contact telephone number by email to recruit@nami.org.hk (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.)