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Research Engineer (Nanofabrication)


Full Time

About the Role

We are looking for a creative and  highly motivated Research Engineer, who will be part of a dynamic team in supporting the development of diagnostic solutions for oncology and neurodegenerative diseases.

The successful candidate will play a key role in leading the design and development of our sensors and consumable products, from early conceptualization to commercialization and manufacturing transfer. The candidate will be responsible to develop and support the fabrication of the plasmonic sensors for sensor performance improvements. Primary responsibilities include optimization, design, debugging, process transfer, as well as developing advanced process techniques to support sensor performance improvements.

He/she will be responsible for ensuring project goals are met in a timely manner.


· PhD, Masters or equivalent in Mech / Elect Engineering, Physics or related disciplines.

· Must have prior experience with SPR-based sensors, nanofabrication technologies, thin film coating and characterization tools (e.g. SEM, AFM).

· >2 years of experience, and proficient in FDTD simulation tools and in the fields of SPR, nanofabrication and thin film deposition techniques, etc

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines

· Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative manner with an interdisciplinary team.

· Experience in optical systems, microfluidic fabrication (e.g., 3D printing, laser welding, injection moulding, characterization tools, etc.) will be advantageous.

· Fully vaccinated (as defined by the Ministry of Health, Singapore) against Covid-19

About the Company

SunBird Bio is a Singapore start-up, exploring new frontiers in molecular diagnostics.
We are a passionate team coming together from a wide range of backgrounds to solve complex diagnostics problems and realize transformative solutions by pushing the technology boundaries.
Our innovative diagnostic platform will provide opportunities for faster, more accurate, and more affordable results. These technologies have received multiple awards and are often featured in the news media for their scientific breakthroughs.

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