Research Assistant, Centre for Advanced 2D Materials

24 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The candidate will work at the Centre for Advanced 2D Materials at the National University of Singapore. The candidate will be working in a highly international and multidisciplinary environment, and will take part in acquisition processes, synthesis of composites and materials characterisation/evaluation.

This position requires a proactive professional, with a wide vision from the academy through the industries, to:

  • Perform assigned tasks using standardised procedures or detailed verbal or written instructions
  • Initiate, improve, and revise laboratory operations and test procedures when appropriate
  • Contact suppliers of raw materials, chemicals and equipment, local and abroad
  • Prepare chemical solutions and compositions of raw materials
  • Prepare samples for characterisation
  • Perform laboratorial analytical tests
  • Have excellent laboratory/safety practices and set the SOP to be followed by all personnel


Candidates must hold a Polytechnic or equivalent degree in the areas related to chemical or materials engineering, chemistry or materials science. Additionally, the candidate should have:

  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint and Excel), etc
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English 

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: Centre for Advanced 2D Materials
Department : Industrial Development Laboratory
Job requisition ID : 17912

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