Research Fellow, Chemistry

29 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
29 Dec 2022
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with Dr Zhu Ye on the development of metal catalysts and applications under a project on Immobilized Metal Catalysts for Cross-Coupling Reactions in Continuous Flow.

The main responsibilities of the position includes:

  • Preparation of ligands, catalysts and substrates.
  • Measurements to test the catalysts performance. 
  • Complex molecule synthesis using the catalyst systems. 


  • Qualifications / Discipline: Ph.D. (chemistry)
  • Skills: Organic synthesis; handling of air and water sensitive compounds. GC, NMR, MS, HPLC experiments and data analysis. 
  • Experience:  Experience working on relevant projects such as organic synthesis and catalysis is preferred. Candidate with prior experience on complex molecule synthesis, organometallics and transition metal catalysis will be prioritized. 

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More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Science
Department: Chemistry
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 16530

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