School of Applied Science - Research Scientist
Republic Polytechnic
Woodlands, Singapore
3d ago

About Republic Polytechnic

The first educational institution in Singapore to leverage the Problem-based Learning approach for all its diploma programmes, Republic Polytechnic (RP) has seven schools and one academic centre offering forty-two diplomas in Applied Science, Engineering, Management and Communication, Events and Hospitality, Infocomm, Sports, Health & Leisure, and Technology for the Arts.

In addition to offering full-time diploma courses, our Academy for Continuing Education RP (ACE RP) is committed to promoting lifelong learning among working adults.

At Republic Polytechnic, you will discover a collaborative culture that supports your pursuit in nurturing learners to be problem-solvers with innovative and entrepreneurial minds.

We believe in transforming not only the students but also yourself, as you seek and inspire life-long learning and acquisition of skills.

As an organisation that scores many firsts, RP welcomes you to achieve your potential in our dynamic environment.

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Responsibilities :

  • Plan, execute and follow-through with the research experiments leading to technology development.
  • Conduct literature search, carry out research work and publish articles in internationally reputed Journals / Conferences.
  • Write project proposals, progress report and make presentation to funding agency for grant funded projects.
  • Provide research support and supervise students and / or technical staff in the team.
  • Collaborate with local and international partners for research progress
  • Support the operations of school-wide and RP-wide technology events, take on roles to lead in planning and execution of events.
  • Assist in outreach activities such as lab visits, technology presentations and training workshops.
  • Requirements :

  • Qualification in Plant Science / Life Science / Biotechnology / Engineering or its related field, preferably with a minimum of 2 years of experience in plant science or agriculture research.
  • Good knowledge in plant research, growing and maintaining plants, and / or developing engineering solutions for agriculture is preferable.
  • Prior experience with growing plants in hydroponics / substrate would be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of growing, maintaining and harvesting plants and handling farm / lab operations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong working relationships with people at all levels.
  • Possess good multi-tasking skills, with a strong sense of responsibility for completing assigned duties on time.
  • Proficient in IT skills.
  • Good documentation skills and laboratory techniques.
  • Successful candidate will be employed on a contract basis.

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