NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow, Chemistry

6 days left

Location
Singapore
Posted
10 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2022
Ref
7450844
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with A/P Han Vinh Huynh on the preparation and characterization of organic, inorganic and organometallic compounds under the project “Selective deposition and precursor synthesis” in collaboration with Applied Materials.

The main responsibilities of the position include preparation and characterization of novel low-molecular weight metal complexes as suitable precursors for chemical vapour deposition (CVD) and atomic layer deposition (ALD). In addition, s/he will assist the PI in overseeing daily operations and maintenance of the lab as well as training junior lab members.

We seek a highly-driven and motivated postdoctoral fellow with strong expertise in the preparation and characterization of organometallic compounds. Among others, she or he will be responsible for the preparation and characterization of novel low-molecular weight metal complexes as suitable precursors for chemical vapour deposition (CVD) and atomic layer deposition (ALD). In addition, s/he will assist the PI in overseeing daily operations of the lab and training junior lab members.

Qualifications

  • Qualifications / Discipline:  Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Organometallic and Coordination Chemistry
  • Skills: Synthetic skills in organic, inorganic and organometallic chemistry
  • Experience:  The candidate must hold (or be close to conferment of) an internationally recognized Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Organometallic and Coordination Chemistry and have a proven, strong track record in experimental research.

The position is available immediately, and the candidate will be offered a 1-year contract with possible extension depending on research performance.

Competitive salary will be offered to candidates who fulfil the requirements for the position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email.

Contact

Interested candidates should send their applications (subject: ALD) via email to A/Prof Huynh Han Vinh (www.carbene.de; chmhhv@nus.edu.sg).

The application must include a (i) one-page statement of research interests, (ii) CV, and (iii) contact details of three potential referees.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required. 

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

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