Research Fellow, Transmission Electron Microscopy

20 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at NTU provides a vibrant and nurturing environment for staff and students to carry out research in key areas. The School is consistently ranked in the top 3 worldwide. MSE is equipped with various types of apparatus and equipment for both teaching and high quality research. The research will involve a substantial level of collaboration.

School of Materials Science and Engineering  invites applications for the position of Research Fellow.

Key Responsibilities: 

The Research Fellow will be involved in investigating the mechanisms and dynamics of defect propagation in the complex microstructure of TiAl alloys. In particular, investigation of the interactions between the nanometer scale lamellar structures within grains in high temperature strained specimens.

Job Requirements:

  • PhD in Materials Science or relevant fields
  • Technical expertise in TEM, including FIB TEM lamella preparation, BF, DF, SAED and related data analysis
  • Skill in preparing TEM samples using focused-ion-beam techniques for in situ experiments including in situ liftoff
  • Good knowledge in mechanical behavior of materials such as fatigue, rupture, deformation, etc
  • Expertise in diffraction analysis using HR-TEM and diffraction techniques
  • Experience in HR-TEM imaging and analysis of high temperature alloy samples
  • Competency in experimental investigations of high temperature materials

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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