Philips (Senior) Scientist, Data & Digital Application in Shanghai, China


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Carry out industrial research, enlarging relevant knowledge and bringing-in new knowledge. Representing a relevant competency of the group, and developing oneself in line with Group strategy

You are responsible for

  • Apply the knowledge and expertise to develop innovative solutions in digital application for air purification and respiratory health products.

  • Conduct scientific studies for understanding and developing consumer device related to respiratory health problems such as asthma, COPD, bronchitis.

  • Keep abreast with the technological development in the areas of respiratory health, and leverage the knowledge and technique in the ecosystem.

  • Build and maintain collaborative relationship with key opinion leaders in respiratory health domain.

  • Contribute to building up know-how and competency in the area of digital application on respiratory health.

  • Be responsible for smooth and efficient execution of research projects, and deliver results on time and in good quality as required.

  • Document well the research outcome in the form of IP, internal technical reports and quality publications, where applicable.

  • Work with peer colleagues across projects, groups and labs, and make sure communication goes timely as needed. May guide the juniors engaged in developing and applying materials for specific use in device.

  • Make good use of open innovation opportunities with external parties, such as universities, institutes and companies, for the successful running of responsible projects.

You are a part of

Respiratory Health Research Team, you will report to Respiratory Health Leader

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Master or Ph.D. degree in computer science, big data, or related major.

  • 3 years for Master degree and > 1 year for PhD degree hands-on research experience in software development, algorithms, or related experience.

  • Preferably experience in respiratory health area such as asthma, COPD.

  • Excellent research capability on medical device, demonstrated with good track record, e.g. publications at renowned international journals/conferences.

  • Good insights of pros and cons of technologies in relation with specific applications.

  • Experience in working in project teams and cross-disciplinary co-operation (medical, air purification, mechanical engineering).

  • Good analytical skills to understand and interpret data from materials and machines.

  • Advanced writing skills, researching, deductive and inductive reasoning, and interpreting information in order to convey to others.

  • Passionate, open-minded, with a good team spirit, and results-oriented.

  • Effective communication skills, good grasp of English both orally and literally.

In return, we offer you

The freedom to try new things in your career in other areas in Philips or otherwise, deliver meaningful innovation and have a positive impact on other people’s lives. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

Why should you join Philips?

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