Job ID: 164247

Research Fellow

Nanyang Technological University

  • Jul. 30, 2021
  • Research Fellow
  • School of Material Science and Engineering
  • Nanyang Technological University
    Singapore, Singapore
  • Sep. 1, 2021
  • Aug. 2, 2021
  • Post-Doc
  • Materials Sciences/Polymer Sciences

Company is looking for the candidate who will work as Research Fellow in Join Laboratory at Nanyang Technological University.

Candidate should conduct research in areas related to preparation of polymeric foams and polymer processing. The main directions of research will be improvement of polyethylene vinyl acetate and polyurethane foams and composites on their basis.
Candidate should be able to master quickly new equipment/processes, measuring procedures. He/she should accurately maintain laboratory journal, write down the conditions of samples preparation and testing results. Candidate has to implement all safety requirements, regularly pass safety trainings, maintaining safety records and safe conditions in the laboratory.
Candidate will work closely with other researchers and R&D Director to identify new technology possibilities for footwear innovations driven by end-user needs.
Make characterization of prepared and industrial samples of foams using testing facility of R&D Centre. Candidate should be able to use a range of measurement devices, perform standard quality testing procedures using common techniques in footwear industry.

Candidate may be involved in other R&D projects related to polymer processing, prototyping films, membranes and coating for footwear or fabrics.
He/she will supervise FYP and PhD students who perform research or study in company R&D Centre.
Candidate will provide support in the lab setup, research work activities and equipment training for end-users.
Participate in articles preparation and submission, presentations, reports writing and attending meetings with industry and company.
Participate in regular group meeting with presentations describing results of work. Make proposals about the improvement of work and the increase of efficiency of implementation of R&D projects.

Job requirements.

  • PhD in Polymer Processing or in Material Science from a recognizable university.
  • 1-2 years Postdoc experience in polymers lab or footwear R&D Centre.
  • Willing to manage a strong relationship with our partner to secure the deliverable of R&D
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Industrial experience of work at the footwear factory is an advantage.

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Contact Information

  • Vitali Lipik
    School of Material Science and Engineering
    Nanyang Technological University
    50 Nanyang Avenie
    Singapore, Singapore 639798
  • 83792515

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