NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Associate

Location
Singapore
Posted
03 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2020
Ref
R00000358
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SMTC was set up to spearhead Singapore's R&D efforts in fundamental and applied research in membrane science and technology. Collaborating with multidisciplinary talents across NTU, with other universities and industry partners, to develop new, low-cost, and improved membranes and membrane-based systems.

Job Scope:

This job is expected to provide day-to-day support in the operation a pilot plant, conduct laboratory study to optimize the treatment process, perform water analyses, prepare progress reports and presentations. 

  • Evaluation and optimization of VSEP-NF for waste brine treatment
  • Operation and maintenance of MIEX pilot
  • Routine analysis of water quality

Roles and Responsibilities:

 

  • Involve in the development of real time monitoring methods for membrane fouling detection
  • Participate in the development of rapid analysis methods for bioavailability in different water source
  • Develop and assist in the development of protocol for laboratory analysis on the efficacy of biocides
  • Conduct lab scale experiment and maintain operation in pilot system.
  • Conduct water quality analysis using different analytical methods
  • Travel to field sites to collect samples and record data
  • To prepare research papers, reports and presentations

Requirements:

  • Master degree from a reputable university in chemical/environmental engineering
  • Relevant research experience on membrane technology
  • Paper, proposal writing and report writing skill
  • Oral presentation skill, Multitasking skill
  • Self-motivated and able to work on your own and in a team
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication and writing in English
  • Strong responsibility for research

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