NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Associate, Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute

Location
Singapore
Posted
Friday, 18 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 18 October 2020
Ref
R00002935
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Environmental/Biochemical Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Environmental Microbiology/Biotechnology

A Research Associate position is currently available in Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute - Advanced Environmental Biotechnology Centre (NEWRI-AEBC).

Job Requirements

  • Carry out sampling and experiment for heavy metals characterization in liquid and sludge samples
  • Produce biochar and optimize the process conditions, including pyrolysis process and steam activation process
  • Perform sample analysis for biochar, bio-oil, pyrolysis gases and sludge feedstocks using advanced analytical equipment (GC, GC-MS, BET, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, MP-AES etc.)
  • Survey on the HMs discharge from various industries
  • Manage project budget and research team, interact with funding agencies
  • Prepare research reports and presentation materials

Job Requirements

  • Master degree in Environmental/Biochemical Engineering Chemical Engineering, or Environmental Microbiology/Biotechnology, and will integrate into AEBC’s R&D thrust on waste solids reclamation and resource recovery
  • Candidates with Bachelor degree in Environmental/Biochemical Engineering Chemical Engineering, or Environmental Microbiology/Biotechnology can be considered for a Research Assistant position
  • Hands on experience in biochar production and characterization, particularly in pyrolysis process and heavy metals leaching technologies
  • Hands on experience on HMs characterization and good knowledge on HMs distribution
  • Knowledge and experience in plant nutrients and/or soil remediation will be an advantage
  • Good laboratory and planning skills
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Able to commence work in short notice will be preferred

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

Hiring Institution: NTU

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