Research Fellow, Pharmacy

23 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2022
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with Dr TIAN Chong on organic synthesis under a project on novel supramolecular sensor.

The main responsibilities of the position include:

  • Research tasks (90%): to carry out research to design and synthesize new sensors for future disease diagnosis, and characterize and evaluate them for selectivity. 
  • Laboratory safety/ordering (10%): to aid in ordering and maintaining lab supplies, create and review standard operating procedures and risk assessments, assemble reagents, chemicals and media that are needed for experiments.


  • Qualifications / Discipline:
    • PhD of Science required with major in Pharmaceutical sciences or Chemistry. Candidate with strong background in organic synthesis and excellent record of publication is preferred.
  • Skills:
    • Have an excellent understanding of chemistry.
    • Have expertise in multi-step synthesis.
    • Communicate well in English in writing and in oral and visual presentations.
    • Show an ability to work supportively in a laboratory environment
  • Experience:  
    • Experience in organic synthesis and spectroscopic techniques for compound characterization.  

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: Science
Department: Pharmacy
Job requisition ID: 12961

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