Research Fellow (Biomaterials Engineering, iHealthtech)

  • Contract
  • FullTime


1 Jul 2023
Job Information

Research Field
Biological sciences
Medical sciences
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline
30 Jul 2023 – 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract
Job Status
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

Job Description

Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthtech)

National University of Singapore (NUS)

Advancing health through innovation, iHealthtech seeks to address clinical needs through the development of innovative disruptive health technologies and bring them from the bench to the bedside, thus benefitting patients and society. We are seeking a Research Fellow with interest and expertise in chemistry, materials, microfluidics, and biomedical engineering. The candidate will be responsible for designing electrically conductive materials and device for in vivo delivery and extraction of biomolecules. The candidate will also need to independently design and execute experiments, troubleshoot issues, interpret results, and give project updates.

We provide a highly competitive remuneration package that commensurate with the qualifications and relevant experience of the successful candidate. The candidate will also be fully supported in their career development in different areas like research, industry, consulting, and education.

To apply, please send your CV and contact details of three referees to Dr Andy Tay ([email protected] ) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


  • Applicants should possess a PhD in chemistry, material sciences or biomedical engineering from a well-recognized university or research institute.
  • Experience with materials, microfluidics, clean room operation and animal work will be preferred.
  • Good publication records in peer-reviewed journals with at least 2 first-author papers in reputable journals.
  • Able to undertake independent research and be an effective team player.
  • Strong analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Committed, able to work flexible hours and within the deadline.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required. 

In accordance with Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

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