NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Assistant

Location
Singapore
Posted
09 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
09 May 2021
Ref
3624244
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work at the Department of Chemistry on Investigating the biomineralizaiton process in sea shells to understand the mechanism and possible application for the new materials.

The main responsibilities of the position include:

  1. Collection of natural samples from various locations in the region
  2. Characterisation of the calcium rich materials (e.g. Sea shells)
  3. Extraction and identification of protein based materials
  4. Help the PI to prepare documents
  5. Organize discussion meetings

Qualifications

  • Qualifications / Discipline: BSc(Hons) or MSc (Chemistry or environmental science)
  • Skills: Basic chemistry knowledge, techniques used for characterisation of materials. Knowledge on protein chemistry is a bonus.
  • Experience: Experience in dealing with natural materials, use of spectroscopic and microscopic techniques.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: [[National University of Singapore]]
Department: [[Department of Chemistry]]
Employee Referral Eligible: No

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