NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Assistant

Location
Singapore
Posted
18 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2021
Ref
3496544
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with Suresh Valiyaveettil on Assessing the environmental impact of micro-plastics and controlled polymer degradation under a project on Risks and Solutions: Marine Plastics in Southeast Asia- RaSP-SEA. 

The main responsibilities of the position include: - 

  1. Collection of micro-plastic samples from various locations in the region. 
  2. Identification of the micro-plastic samples using spectroscopic and microscopic techniques. 
  3. Coordinate research meetings between different groups. 
  4. Help the PI to prepare documents. 
  5. Organize workshops. 

Qualifications

BSc(Hons) or MSc (Chemistry or environmental science).

Skills: Polymer/micro-plastics characterisation, detection and characterisation of environmental pollutants and developing solutions. 

Experience:  Experience in dealing with various environmental pollutants, use of spectroscopic and microscopic techniques. 

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Science
Department : Chemistry

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