Research Assistant in Nasogastric Tube Localization

Singapore University of Technology and Design


Research Assistant (Nasogastric Tube Localization)

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Work type: Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Bachelor Degree, Engineering Product Development, Engineering - Electrical & Electronics/Communications, Engineering - Mechanical, Engineering - Others, IT - Software

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) immediately invites applications for openings for Research Assistant positions in the areas of design and development of novel medical devices. Researchers will work closely with a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, designers and engineers to design and develop an innovative real-time tracking system for monitoring and verifying insertions down in the nasogastric pathway.

This project involves:

  • Devising and implementing a non-invasive real-time, accurate localization system using passive magnetic fields to estimate location of instruments inside the body
  • Developing a novel algorithm and sensing scheme to that incorporates robustness and redundancy
  • Performing laboratory and experimental trials on phantom models and possibly transitioning to clinical trials.

Applications should contain a complete resume, cover letter describing their background, technical skillset (Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Control Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics, or related discipline) and contact information of up to three references. These positions are guaranteed for a year, renewable, and come with a competitive salary which is determined based on the applicants' achievements, experience and qualifications. Please send applications to

We offer highly competitive salary which is determined based on the applicants' research achievements, experience and qualifications. It is fixed-term and filled initially for 1  year with an option for extension for another year.

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The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is the 4th University in Singapore, founded in 2009 with MIT.  SUTD aims to become the center and stronghold of global research and breakthroughs through creative technical research and education anchored in design within a multi-disciplinary approach. This focus on design is called Big 'D', where the aim is not just produce graduates well-versed in technical functionality, but a new breed of the brightest technical minds that understands form to design the new innovations of tomorrow. SUTD seeks to inspire all that goes through our doors in the art and science of design to ensure that architectural, systems and engineering inventions of tomorrow are both a technical breakthrough and a resonating lifestyle appeal.

Applications close: 27 Jun 2021 Singapore Standard Time

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