Research Associate, Environmental Catalysis and Water Treatment

08 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for our Research Associate position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Engage in the synthesis of cutting edge and novel membranes and nanomaterials for separation, adsorption and photocatalysis (Innovate NTU)
  • Design and evaluate new process parameters
  • Perform experiments and characterization on samples (e.g. nanostructural characterization using x-ray tomography, AFM, BET, EIS analysis, electron microscopy and CO and CH4 generation from CO2 reduction), and analyze and interpret data
  • Process monitoring of selective contaminant removal and defect identification in nanomaterials heterostructures
  • Plan, design and deliver the research activities of the project within the limited time of appointment

Job Requirements

  • Possess Master’s degree in one of the following subjects: Material Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering and other related Engineering fields
  • Experience in developing and conducting laboratory based testing, including water quality testing and basic nanomaterials synthesis
  • Skilled in nanostructural characterization, using X-ray, UV-Vis, analytical FESEM, TEM, HRTEM, XPS, and so on
  • Significant research experience in photocatalytic reactions, and transformational bye-products mechanism studies
  • Ability to communicate research information in English clearly
  • Proven ability to work in a team, including with other researchers, academics and technicians
  • Strong publication record, experience in industry R&D projects will definitely be an added advantage

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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