Research Assistant

25 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Senior Lecturer Chan Kiat Hwa is seeking a Research Assistant to perform research on the topic of scientific and historical investigation of archeological ceramics.

This is a 1-year contract role, starting in October 2023.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Archival research on history of ceramic or clay artefacts.
  • Calibration and operation of scanning electron microscope, UV/visible spectrometer, infrared spectrometer, and other analytical instruments.
  • Assist with writing proposals to obtain additional data as necessary.
  • Writing results for publication in peer-reviewed art-science journals.
  • Presentation of results at international conferences.
  • Designing a course at the interface of art and science.


  1. Bachelor degree in history and/or chemistry, or related subject by the start of the appointment.
  2. Experience working on art history projects.
  3. Experience working with chemistry instruments.
  4. Knowledge related to course development at the interface of art and science.

For full consideration, please submit the following materials to Dr. Chan Kiat Hwa via email at

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Academic Transcript

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Contact for queries:

If you have any queries, please email Dr. Chan at

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge
Organization: National University of Singapore
Department: NUS College

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