Senior Research Fellow, New Materials

01 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

  • Participate actively in research and development activities of new materials based on graphite and graphene
  • Conduct scientific experiments in laboratory for assigned research projects
  • Develop project plan and execute scientific programmes in a timely manner
  • Recommend optimal laboratory procedures and techniques to achieve project goals
  • Provide guidance, mentor and training to working team and regular review of needs to ensure proficiency of the team
  • Develop manufacturing processes that minimize waste and increase the quality of finished products as engineer team leader
  • Monitor and test processes and products found in all phases of production
  • Develop and implement safety procedures for staff working with hazardous materials
  • Design, plan and implement the layout of manufacturing equipment to optimize production and decrease costs
  • Stay up to date with new and emerging manufacturing processes
  • Create and present cost analysis reports to upper management

Qualifications & Prerequisites

  • PhD in chemistry or chemical engineering is mandatory
  • Well versed with nanomaterials in particular graphene production, characterization and manipulation
  • More than five years of track record as a researcher on projects and immersion experience with research ecosystem and experience building research and pre-industrial projects
  • Ability to resolve complex issues and make technical, administrative and procedural decisions and judgments
  • Inclusive and a genuine team player
  • Hands-on, analytical, empathetic, creative, passionate professional committed to ongoing process
  • Well spoken and written English language ability is a must
  • Adhere to high ethical standards

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 : Experimental Group
Job requisition ID : 18389

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