Engineer - Porous Materials and Functional Ceramic (Ref. 19044)
Duties The appointee will work on the development of porous materials and functional ceramic materials, such as ceramic foam, super-high temperature thermal insulation materials et al. He/she will work in a dynamic and efficient team which is responsible for R&D work, including experimental design, laboratory equipment operation, sample preparation, properties characterization, data analysis, performance testing, drafting proposals / meeting slides / reports / SOP / IP documents, in the following areas:
  • Developing formulations for porous materials and functional ceramic;
  • Characterizations and testing at different process stages and evaluating the material performance;
  • Applying the composite to form prototype to achieve desired functions;
  • Incubating idea to explore the opportunity of cooperation with industry partners;
  • Scaling up process for trial production; and
  • Performing other duties assigned by supervisor.
Requirements
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Materials Science/Engineering or related disciplines;
  • Extensive experience in operating conventional TEM, XRD, XRF and STEM;
  • Solid knowledge in materials science and inorganic chemistry;
  • Solid experience in data acquisition and image simulation software;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, take initiative and be self-motivated;
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese;
  • Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, ability of literature and patent review are needed; and
  • Have a sense of ownership for his/her work and willing to work under pressure.
Salary and Benefits We offer 5-day work, attractive remuneration package to the successful candidates. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Medical and dental benefits as well as annual leave will be provided. We also offer an open, collaborative and friendly working environment as well as ample capacity for your professional development. 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.)