Research Fellow (Aerosol and Air Quality Sciences / Organic Compounds)

10 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The job holder is to work with PI to conduct research characterizing airborne pollutants for on-going research projects.  The responsibility includes planning and conduct experiments, data analyses, progress reporting, report writing, etc.  Being an all-rounded team player with strong initiative and ownership of the research project are needed.  Applicants who are fast learners with strong chemical / chemistry background, productive in quality scientific publications, professional research communication (both verbal and writing) will receive more favorable consideration. 


  • PhD-degree holder
  • Experiences of speciating organic compounds in aerosols via off-line various chromatography (e.g., GC-MS-MS, LC-MS-MS)
  • Experiences of operating aerosol mass spectroscopy (AMS) and data analyses
  • Experiences of characterizing airborne pollutants using various laboratory instruments
  • Experiences of managing, coordinating and achieving project deliverables, including planning, conducting & coordinating experiments, data analyses, progress reporting & presentation, reporting writing, etc.
  • Fast learner capable of conducting independent research and rigorous literature search, review & summary
  • Productive in quality scientific research publications
  • Proven skill as a rounded and effective team player

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: NUS Environmental Research Institute

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