Research Assistant

Job Req ID:  987
Employee Category:  Research
Department:  SCI,MATH & Technology

The duration of this Research Assistant position is from 1 May 2023 to 30 April 2025.


Job Description

We are currently seeking talented individuals with mechanical and electrical hands-on prototyping skills to join our team on developing interdisciplinary STEM projects with a focus on sustainability for pre-university teachers and students. As a member of the team, you will be responsible for designing prototypes from scratch and ensuring that they are readily reproducible by pre-university teachers and students.


Job Requirements

To apply for this position, applicants must have at least two years of experience in hands-on prototyping that showcases both mechanical and electrical components. Candidates should also demonstrate an understanding of modern fabrication techniques along with knowledge of various materials used in prototype construction such as plastics, metals, composites etc.

Prior experience with hands-on prototyping, 3D printing, microcontroller (such as Arduino or microbit), simple circuit and electronic design would have an advantage in this position. The ideal candidate should also possess excellent problem solving abilities as well as strong attention to detail. Additionally, we are looking for candidates who can work independently while still collaborating effectively within a team environment when needed.

Diploma or degree holders in mechanical, electrical and electronic, mechatronics or robotics engineering are encouraged to apply. Fresh graduates are welcome too.


If you believe that your skillset meets these requirements, please submit your resume along with any relevant portfolio or project samples demonstrating your capabilities to Dr Lee Chee Huei ( We look forward to reviewing your application soon!