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Philips Scientist, Respiratory Health in Shanghai, China


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Deliver meaningful innovation and have a positive impact on millions of people’s lives

You are responsible for

  • Carry out research on the principles and mechanisms covering air purification, air pollutant sensing, and materials science.

  • 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 team, report to team leader who reports to Personal Health Research Department Head. No direct report to this position.

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

  • Master or Ph.D. in Physics, Device Physics, Materials Science Other majors are possible if prior experience fits the target application area.

  • 3-5 years of working experience after graduation

  • Specific knowledge of and experience in fabrics application and manufacture is a plus.

  • Project management experience is a plus.

  • 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.

  • Experienced 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

As an integral part of Philips Global Research program, Philips Research China focus on breakthrough front-end innovations, aims to generating new business and support existing business.

  • The possibility, space and freedom to try new things, new technologies and new concepts. Change to shape and deliver meaningful innovation from front-end and positively impact on people’s lives - Only your imagination is your limit

  • You will work with and supported by talents, latest technology development, our global scientific research organizations and resource: multidiscipline research groups, industry and academic partners across the world.

  • Your value, idea, and capability is respected, no matter senior or junior

  • You own your career and get supported to develop in both managerial and technical leadership through various learning opportunities, development programs and special assignments

  • Competitive compensation that are externally and internally benchmarked and incentive plans to reward performance

  • End 2 End set-up to improve the chance and efficiency to turn your innovative ideas to reality

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

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