Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow (X-Ray Facilities)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Singapore,
Job Type: FullTime

NTU Facility for Analysis, Characterisation, Testing and Simulation (FACTS) invites applications for the position of Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for running the Small/Wide Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS/WAXS) facility and the thin film XRD. The role mainly covers instrument management, user support in terms of training, and consultation, to enable a broad user base to use the machines efficiently and safely. 

  • Conduct maintenance on the above machines, liaising with vendor engineers and trouble-shooting regular problems and issues.

  • Conduct data analysis related to SAXS/WAXS and thin film XRD experiments.

  • Deliver courses on SAXS/WAXS and thin film XRD covering introductory and topical or advanced courses that are relevant for facility users.

  • Organise workshops and conferences to provide support for users, in collaboration with external vendors and other organisations.

  • Provide consultancy for various ongoing university projects on related subjects on SAXS/WAXS and thin film techniques. Write up experimental reports and paper sections in accordance to the work done.

  • Fulfil any other assigned duties as needed.

Job Requirements

  • PhD in Materials Science, Physics, or a related field.

  • Proficient in conducting SAXS/WAXS analysis in transmission and in grazing incidence (GISAXS/GIWAXS). Additional experience related to thin film XRD analysis such as X-ray reflectivity (XRR), crystal orientation mapping and high resolution XRD, are highly beneficial. 

  • Experience doing in-situ measurements, including but not limited to heating/cooling will be a plus.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills are essential.

  • Excellent command of written and verbal English.

  • Capable of working collaboratively in a team as well as independently

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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