Research Fellow, Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute

Expiring today

20 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

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

A Research Fellow 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

  • Ph.D 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
  • 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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