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Industry Project Officer

Singapore Health Technologies Consortium (HealthTEC)

HealthTEC provides a national platform for industry and academic partners to facilitate deep technology translational research for health and wellness solutions. This Consortium seeks to synergise interactions between academia, industry and government agencies to encourage use-inspired research, technology translation, manpower training and technology awareness.

The Consortium is led by National University of Singapore (NUS) and shall provide members with opportunities for dialogue, partnerships, knowledge updates, skills training, and research collaborations via seed grants.

Job Description

We are seeking a passionate and self-motivated Industry Project Officer to join our team to fulfill the objectives of the Consortium.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist the Consortium Manager to execute outreach for industrial and local engagement and membership
Formulate grant proposals for technology alignment
Prepare marketing and publicity materials for Consortium partners
Coordinate and organise workshops, seminars, and symposia
Present research technologies to potential Consortium partners
Grant management and finance administration

The successful candidate would be expected to be part of the team within a collaborative interdisciplinary environment. The appointment would start as soon as possible.

Requirements:

At least a Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, engineering or their equivalent from a reputable university
At least 3 years of working experience in technology development, commercialisation or project management required
Grant management and technology project proposal writing experience highly desirable
Inquisitive and have initiative in exploring new technology
Well organised, able to work independently to organise and execute events
Possess strong people skills and able to work with people of different levels
Excellent time management, communication and presentation skills

To apply, please click HERE to submit your application and documents through the NUS career portal.

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Communications Assistant Manager/Manager (Full-time)

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.

Job Description

The Communications Assistant Manager/Manager plays a key role in all aspects of Institutional communications, including, but not limited, to communicating with key stakeholders, writing and editing compelling research grant proposals, Institutional publications, scientific manuscripts, press releases, marketing materials, announcements, website content, social media, presentation materials, events promotional content and institutional reports.

Key Responsibilities:

Work closely with the Institute’s senior management to create and maintain a strong brand image for the Institute
Work closely with research teams and other department colleagues to obtain an in-depth understanding of projects and communication requirements
Quickly grasp complex technical concepts and translate them into text and diagrams which can be easily understood by their intended audience
Identify, research, plan and create content about subjects of interest for promoting the Institute
Adhering to timeline requirements, provide high quality writing and editing support, particularly for research grant proposals, manuscripts, press releases, publicity materials and institutional strategic reports
Manage all text and image content of iHealthtech’s website and social media accounts with regular updates
Stay abreast of key news, updates, story opportunities and industry best practices by monitoring digital news channels, regularly reaching out to programs/staff, attending presentations and events
Create and edit contents for advertisements, brochures and scientific posters to support all Institutional events and publicity activities
Be prepared to edit, proofread and format all documents to ensure effective communication
Willing to take on ad hoc responsibilities as may be required during the cause of duty

Requirements:

Excellent interpersonal communication skills
A masters or PhD in biomedical engineering, biological science, clinical sciences or related fields or other equivalent experiences
Experience in grants application process and writing/editing scientific manuscripts
Advanced writing and editing skills and excellent time management skills are essential
Adobe InDesign publishing software experience or its equivalent
Experience of managing websites using WordPress
Be proficient with the use of social media platforms

All interested applicants should email their job application including full CV with cover letter and three reference letters (with referee contact details) to Prof Chwee Teck Lim (ctlim@nus.edu.sg) and Dr Donny Liang (donny@nus.edu.sg). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Microfluidics

Principal Investigator: Assistant Professor Catherine Ong, iHealthtech
Co-Principal Investigator: Professor Lim Chwee Teck, iHealthtech

The Infectious Diseases Translational Research Laboratory at iHealthtech is looking for a highly motivated and well-qualified candidate for the position of Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Fellow for a duration of two years to develop a point-of-care device for bloodstream infections and antimicrobial resistance detection.

Job Description

The Research Fellow/Postdoctoral Fellow will be involved in the design and fabrication of microfluidic devices as well as collaborating with our clinical partners on the testing, validation and possible commercialization of these devices. Knowledge of molecular biology will be a bonus. Candidate is expected to work independently, in coordination with team members in the laboratory while liaising closely with Professor Luke Lee at the University of California, Berkeley and Professor Lim Chwee Teck.

Requirements:

A PhD degree in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or biomedical engineering or its equivalent
Experience in microfluidics research, microfabrication, cell culture, microscopy and image analysis is preferred
Knowledge in molecular biology will be a bonus
Ability to help mentor, supervise and train junior staff members and students
A proven record of outstanding written, oral presentation and communication skills
Excellent skills in project management
Ability to work on grant proposals including writing, meeting with collaborators, and reviewing proposal opportunities

All interested applicants should email their job application including full CV with cover letter and three reference letters (with referee contact details) to Asst Prof Catherine ONG (catherine.ong@nus.edu.sg).

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Research Fellow

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.

Job Description

The research group headed by Assistant Professor Cheow Lih Feng is looking for a passionate and self-motivated candidate to join the team as a Research Fellow. The candidate will be involved in the research and development in the area of microfluidics technology for diagnostics and therapeutics as well as collaborate with our clinical partners on the testing and validation of these technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

Research and development of microfluidic devices for biomedical applications
Collaborate with clinical partners on the testing and validation of the technologies
Mentor, supervise and train junior staff members and students
Prepare research manuscripts, presentations and grant proposals
Other ad hoc duties that may be assigned

Requirements:

PhD degree in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or other relevant engineering disciplines from a reputable university
Demonstrable good publication track record
Highly motivated with ability to work independently as well as a good team player
Excellent skills in project management
Excellent written and oral communication skills

To apply, please send your CV and names of 4 referees (name, institution, email) to Asst Prof CHEOW Lih Feng (bieclf@nus.edu.sg) and Dr Donny LIANG (donny@nus.edu.sg). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Research Fellow

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.

Job Description

The research group headed by Professor Lim Chwee Teck is looking for a passionate and self-motivated candidate to join the team as a Research Fellow. The candidate will be involved in the research and development in the area of flexible wearable sensing technology as well as collaborate with our clinical partners on the testing, validation and possible commercialisation of these technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

Research and development of wearable biosensors for biomedical applications
Collaborate with clinical partners on the testing, validation and possible commercialisation of the technologies
Mentor, supervise and train junior staff members and students
Prepare research manuscripts, presentations and grant proposals
Other ad hoc duties that may be assigned

Requirements:

PhD degree in a materials science, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or other relevant engineering disciplines from a reputable university
Demonstrable good publication track record
Highly motivated with ability to work independently as well as a good team player
Excellent skills in project management
Excellent written and oral communication skills

To apply, please send your CV and names of 4 referees (name, institution, email) to Professor LIM Chwee Teck (ctlim@nus.edu.sg) and Dr Donny LIANG (donny@nus.edu.sg). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Clinical Manager (QuantumTx Pte. Ltd.)

QuantumTx Pte. Ltd. (QTX) is medtech startup focused on realising the regenerative effects of electromagnetic fields using its proprietary Bio-Ionic Current Electromagnetic Pulse (BICEPS) systems in the area of Ageing and Cancer.

Building on positive results from our first-in-man trials, we are now putting together a passionate team to bring this product into the various markets in Singapore and globally, over the next few years.

Job Description

We are looking for a resourceful and dependable Clinical Manager who is able to drive the clinical validation of the BICEPS device. This person will drive the validation and value capture of the technology platform, by organising and running various clinical validation trials and activities towards regulatory approvals and market adoption.

The ideal candidate should have prior experience running the clinical marketing campaigns for other medical devices as well as on-the-ground experience running clinical trials for regulatory and marketing purposes.

Key Responsibilities:

Working with the team to sharpen the Clinical Market Strategy & Roadmap for validating BICEPS devices in various Aging, Recovery as well as Cancer indications
Executing and managing the various validation trials including the recruitment of subjects, running treatment sessions, following-up with subjects, interviews and surveys for collecting feedback from both subjects and their caregivers
Submissions to the relevant ethics board and related regulatory bodies for registration, qualification and reporting before, during and after the trials

Requirements:

Relevant qualifications in Biomedical Sciences/Nursing and/or related Healthcare fields
3 – 5 years of experience carrying out clinical trials
Prior involvement in Clinical Marketing of other healthcare products, preferably medical devices, and interest to grow into a more senior Clinical Marketing role
Enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and fun start-up environment
Not afraid to fail, but eager to learn and over-deliver on what was promised

To apply, please submit your application, indicating current/expected salary, supported by a detailed CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history) by 31 March 2019 to: Ivan GOH (ivangoh@quantumtx.com) or Fann LEE (fannlee@quantumtx.com).

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Please click HERE for research positions in Mechanobiology, Microfluidics and Wearable Sensors.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Single Cell Assay Development

The Technology Innovations for Systems Biology Lab at the National University of Singapore is seeking a highly motivated and talented postdoctoral research fellow to join our team to lead research on developing the next generation of single cell genomics assays. Please visit our lab website for more details.

Requirements:
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PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Engineering or related disciplines
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Strong expertise and experience in at least one area such as: Next Generation Sequencing, Bioinformatics, Microfluidics, Molecular Biology, Single cell analysis
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Highly motivated to work in an interdisciplinary environment
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Good communication and writing skills

Interested candidates are invited to apply with your cover letter and CV together with names and contact information of three references via email. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Assistant Professor Lih Feng CHEOW (bieclf@nus.edu.sg)

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Postdoctoral Fellows in Health Technology
(Multiple Areas: Biology, Materials Chemistry, Electrical Engineering)
The Laboratory for Multiscale Molecular Diagnostics @ iHealthtech, National University of Singapore (NUS), seeks highly motivated and talented postdoctoral research fellows to join our diverse team. We focus on developing novel micro- and nanoscale technologies to empower circulating biomarker research and its clinical translation. Selected fellows will lead various projects on 1) circulating biomarker discovery and assay development, 2) nanomaterial synthesis and applications, and 3) device design and prototyping. Please visit our lab website for more details.

Qualifications & requirements:

Biomarker discovery and assay development
◙ PhD in Biological Sciences, Molecular and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering or related disciplines
◙ Strong expertise in at least one and preferably multiple areas such as biomarker characterization, sequencing, protein engineering, cloning, cell culture, bioconjugation, electrochemistry, bioanalytical chemistry

Nanomaterials engineering
◙ PhD in Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or related disciplines
◙ Strong expertise in at least one and preferably multiple areas such as organic and inorganic synthesis, nanomaterial characterization, micro- and nanofabrication, surface chemistry, bioanalytical chemistry

Device engineering
◙ PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Optical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics or related disciplines
◙ Strong expertise in at least one and preferably multiple areas such as micro- and nanofabrication, sensor prototyping, circuit design, optical engineering, plasmonics, microfluidics, modeling studies

To apply, please send your cover letter, CV and names of 3 references (name, institution, email) to Prof. Huilin SHAO (huilin.shao@nus.edu.sg). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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◙Postdoctoral Fellows in Wireless Bioelectronics
The Wireless Bioelectronics Group at the National University of Singapore seeks motivated and talented postdoctoral fellows to join our interdisciplinary team. We focus on developing wireless devices and technologies in order to demonstrate new approaches to bioelectronic diagnostics and therapies. Successful candidates will lead projects on (i) electromagnetic modelling and radio-frequency systems, (ii) sensors and materials engineering, and (iii) device prototyping and testing.

More details can be found on our lab website. Our group is also affiliated with the N.1 Institute for Health and the Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthtech).

Qualifications & requirements:

Electromagnetic engineering and modelling
◙ PhD in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, or related discipline
◙ Expertise in electromagnetic theory, computational modelling, and radio-frequency engineering

Sensors and materials engineering
◙ PhD in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline
◙ Expertise in nano/micro fabrication, biomaterials, and sensor design

Device prototyping and testing
◙ PhD in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related discipline
◙ Expertise in embedded systems, circuit design, flexible electronics, and nano/micro fabrication.

To apply, please send your CV and names of 3 referees (name, institution, email) to Dr. John HO (johnho@nus.edu.sg). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Research Fellow: Cyber-Physical Systems

We are looking for highly talented and motivated candidates to work on developing explainable machine learning models for analyzing sensor-driven healthcare data. The project will leverage deep learning and other machine learning techniques to (1) support accurate logging of lifestyle behaviours, (2) recommend healthy behaviours and provide context-aware interventions, and (3) providing decision support to clinicians to improve disease diagnosis.

Qualifications & requirements:
◙ PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related disciplines with a background in human-computer interaction and cyber-physical systems
◙ Expertise in ubiquitous computing, human-computer interaction, machine learning, novel sensors, and data visualization is highly desirable
◙ Experience in developing algorithms for activity recognition
◙ Interest and experience in working with Internet-of-Things, wearable sensors, and mobile apps for healthcare applications
◙ Competency in developing and implement algorithms, and programming
◙ Excellent writing and presentation skills
◙ Ability to work independently (50%) and team projects (50%)

To apply, please send your research statement, CV and names of 3 referees (name, institution, email) to Dr. Brian LIM (brianlim@comp.nus.edu.sg). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.