Research Fellow, Chemical Engineering/Environmental Engineering/Materials Science and Engineering

21 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2020
Job Type
Academic Posts
Contract Type
Full Time

A Research Fellow position is currently available in Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute - Residues and Resource Reclamation Centre (NEWRI-R3C).

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead research activities in at least one of the following domains: (1) Gasification/pyrolysis – development of advanced thermal technologies for solid waste treatment (e.g., municipal solid waste, plastics, and sludge), (2) Syngas purification – materials and processes for syngas upgrading (e.g., tar, chlorine, sulfur removal, and CO2 capture), (3) Heterogeneous catalysis for syngas utilization – catalytic syngas conversion into valuable products (e.g., chemicals, fuels, and nanomaterials)
  • Ensure the development of strong technical expertise in these domains within the team
  • Prepare research proposals, publications, and technology disclosures
  • Supervise students and junior research staff

Job Requirements

  • Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field
  • Previous R&D or work experience in (1) gasification and/or pyrolysis, (2) syngas purification, and/or (3) heterogeneous catalysis for syngas utilization
  • Hands-on experience with system engineering, process modelling and optimization, technology prototyping, materials synthesis, characterization and applications would be an advantage
  • Ability to supervise research students
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork awareness
  • Experience in preparation of progress reports and peer-reviewed publications

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

Hiring Institution: NTU

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