Research Fellow, Chemistry

23 May 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with A/Prof Yeo Boon Siang Jason on the Electrochemical Activation of Small Molecules.

The main responsibilities of the position include:

  1. Design and synthesize new electrocatalysts, and characterize and evaluate them for activity, selectivity, and stability for specific electrochemical reactions. Reactions of interest include carbon dioxide electroreduction, electro-oxidation of methanol, etc. 
  2. Mentor PhD students working in this project.  


Qualifications / Discipline: 

  • PhD degree from a reputable university in Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Sciences or a related discipline. 


  • Expertise in electrochemistry, materials synthesis, assembly and testing of electrolyzers is necessary.
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently, and adapt into new areas as the needs of the project evolve. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to publish high-quality peer-reviewed publications. 


  • 4-5 years of experience in the area of electrochemistry, materials synthesis, assembly and testing of electrolyzers is necessary.

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: Science
Department : Chemistry
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 18260

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