Research Engineer, Pharmaceutical Innovation Programme Singapore

17 Apr 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

As a University of Applied Learning, SIT works closely with industry in our research pursuits. Our research staff will have the opportunity to be equipped with applied research skill sets that are relevant to industry demands while working on research projects in SIT. The primary responsibility of this role is to deliver on a Pharmaceutical Innovation Programme Singapore (PIPS) research project where you will be part of a collaborative team with industrial partners exploring innovative ways of engineering materials and processes for the generation, stabilization, and recovery of agricultural and pharmaceutical active ingredient suspensions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in and manage the research project with Principal Investigator (PI), and the research team members to ensure all project deliverables are met.
  • Undertake characterization of the material properties and structure of fluid suspensions and particulate active ingredients.
  • Investigate the impact of material structure and formulation on active ingredient behavior and morphology.
  • Support the development of a manufacturing process and product design for stable active ingredient suspensions.
  • Carry out Risk Assessment, and ensure compliance with Work, Safety and Health Regulations.
  • Coordinate procurement and liaise with vendors/suppliers.
  • Work independently, as well as within a team.

Job Requirements

  • Have relevant competence in the areas of processing technology and analytical instrumentation.
  • Have a degree in pharmaceutical engineering, chemical engineering or a related field.
  • Knowledge of any of the following will be advantageous: rheology, pharmaceutical processing, microfluidics, microscopy, gels

Key Competencies

  • Able to build and maintain strong working relationships with people within and external to the university.
  • Self-directed learner who believes in continuous learning and development.
  • Proficient in communicating via technical writing and presentations.
  • Possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Show strong initiative and take ownership of work.

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