Research Fellow, Materials Engineering, Additive Manufacturing

09 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
09 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Research Fellow will work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) to design and build desirable microstructure to enhance mechanical properties of steels by additive manufacturing. 

The Research Fellow will also be engaged in the following: 

  • Conducting literature reviews and understanding state of the art
  • Planning and implementing experiments
  • Developing simulation models to guide microstructural engineering
  • Analysing the experimental and simulation data 
  • Writing progress reports and research papers 


  • PhD in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering or related fields.
  • Knowledge of metallurgy and microstructural engineering is highly required
  • Expertise in microstructural characterisation techniques (e.g. TEM, EBSD and FIB) and mechanical testing 
  • Expertise in numerical simulations (e.g. phase field, FEM)
  • Experience with metal additive manufacturing (e.g. powder bed fusion, directed energy deposition) will be advantageous
  • Good publication record will be advantageous
  • Good attitude, self-motivated, good team player

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 presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department : Mechanical Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 15269

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