NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Fellow, Chemical Engineering/Environmental Engineering/Materials Science and Engineering

Expiring today

Location
Singapore
Posted
Tuesday, 18 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 18 September 2020
Ref
R00002922
Job Type
Academic Posts
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A Research Fellow position is currently available in Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute - Residues and Resource Reclamation Centre (NEWRI-R3C).

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead research activities in at least one of the following domains: (1) Gasification/pyrolysis – development of advanced thermal technologies for solid waste treatment (e.g., municipal solid waste, plastics, and sludge), (2) Syngas purification – materials and processes for syngas upgrading (e.g., tar, chlorine, sulfur removal, and CO2 capture), (3) Heterogeneous catalysis for syngas utilization – catalytic syngas conversion into valuable products (e.g., chemicals, fuels, and nanomaterials)
  • Ensure the development of strong technical expertise in these domains within the team
  • Prepare research proposals, publications, and technology disclosures
  • Supervise students and junior research staff

Job Requirements

  • Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field
  • Previous R&D or work experience in (1) gasification and/or pyrolysis, (2) syngas purification, and/or (3) heterogeneous catalysis for syngas utilization
  • Hands-on experience with system engineering, process modelling and optimization, technology prototyping, materials synthesis, characterization and applications would be an advantage
  • Ability to supervise research students
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork awareness
  • Experience in preparation of progress reports and peer-reviewed publications

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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