Research Fellow, Chemistry

09 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2023
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with A/Prof Suresh Valiyaveettil on material synthesis under a project on developing novel metal organic networks.

The main responsibilities of the position includes:

  • Conduct research in the area of material synthesis
  • Collect and analyse the data 
  • Publish the data on time
  • Prepare and keep an up to date lab report
  • Prepare and present weekly report
  • Help with laboratory safety management
  • Coordinate with group of people involved in the project


  • Qualifications / Discipline: PhD degree in organic synthesis or polymer synthesis


  • Able to conduct independent experiments in a chemical laboratory
  • Knowledge of various spectroscopic (FTIR, UV-Vis, Fluorescence), thermal (TGA, DSC), structural (XRD) and microscopic (Optical, SEM) analytical techniques
  • Proven research track record (e.g. publications in international journals) in material synthesis and characterisation.


  • Strong research experience in material synthesis and characterization, good publication record, analysis of characterization data are considered important for this position.

Covid-19 Message

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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 : Chemistry
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 16628

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