Research Associate, Chemical Engineering

09 Nov 2020
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09 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

As part of the Surbana Jurong-NTU Corporate Lab (SJ-NTU Corp Lab), we are looking for experienced individuals with a strong background in chemical engineering and, or adjacent disciplines.

Job Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in research and development in selected areas across thermal energy systems, for instance in areas that can include process system simulation, develop novel thermochemical processes and design novel unit operations
  • Conduct literature reviews and technology scans of existing emission reduction processes
  • Carry out process simulation of thermo-mechanical processes
  • Carry out techno-economic analysis of novel processes
  • Discover and develop thermal/chemical energy storage materials for novel thermochemical applications
  • Conduct experimental work in research laboratories to validate simulation results
  • Develop a working laboratory prototype of the emission reduction technology identified
  • Support writing project progress reports, prepare presentations in official and internal technical meetings, preparation of seminars and workshops
  • Collaborate in publication of research papers

Job Requirements

  • Master's degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related discipline
  • Candidates with research degrees are preferred but not essential
  • Preference will be given to candidates with relevant research experience
  • A good working knowledge of fundamental thermodynamics, design of unit operations, heat integration network and process simulation
  • A good understanding of the principles and applications of commercial and open-source process modelling packages (e.g. MATLAB-Simulink, Aspen Plus, HYSYS, gPROMS, etc)
  • Knowledge in data science, machine learning, parallel computing and high performance computing is a plus
  • Strong communication skill and ability to work in a diverse, international and cross-disciplinary R&D environment
  • Drive for results: Focuses on expedient delivery, to the right level of resolution and quality
  • Concern for accuracy: Consistently delivers the required level of accuracy and quality
  • Attitude: Takes job responsibilities seriously, and conducts themselves in a positive and professional manner
  • Planning and Organizing: Able to develop clear, efficient and logical approaches to work

We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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