Philips Senior Scientist, Sensing 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

  • Carry out research on the principles and mechanisms covering air purification, sensing, signal processing, and data analysis.

  • Define and provide technical leadership for research projects covering air sensing to deliver meaningful improvements for consumers.

  • Responsible for executing research projects and defining the approach

  • Contribute to short-term (<2 years) research roadmaps and technology platforms and mid-term (2-4 years) expectations on developments for the targeted applications and domains.

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the personal knowledge in his/her area of expertise.

  • Maintains contacts with colleagues within and outside Philips, other R&D centers and universities, in order to participate in strategic platforms and to keep track of new developments.

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. in Physics, Device Physics, Electronics, Signal Processing, or Data Analysis. Other majors are possible if project experience fits the target application area.

  • Specific knowledge of and experience in MEMS, optical detection, and data analysis.

  • Hands on experimental research, knowledge of and ability to setup appropriate experimental conditions.

  • Ability to combine theoretical modeling and experimentation to optimally execute research project.

  • Experience in cross-disciplinary co-operation (e.g., chemistry, mechanics, physics).

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

  • Effective communication skills, good grasp of English both oral and written.

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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