Research Assistant, Chemistry

Updated: about 14 hours ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Nov 2022

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with A/Prof Suresh Valiyaveettil on Biomineralization under a project on Understanding the Mechanism of Shell formation in Bivalves using Giant Clamshells as a Model System.

The main responsibilities of the position includes:

  • Conduct research in the lab in the area of biomaterial synthesis
  • Analyse the data collected
  • Prepare and keep an up to date lab report
  • Prepare and present weekly report
  • Help with laboratory safety management


  • Qualifications / Discipline: BSc/MSc degree in Chemistry or related field


  • Able to conduct experiments in a chemical laboratory
  • Knowledge on various spectroscopic (FTIR, UV-Vis, Fluorescence) and microscopic (Optical, SEM) techniques used for material characterisation
  • Proven research experience in material synthesis and characterisation.


  • Some research experiences in material synthesis, characterization, analysis of characterization data of organic and biomaterials are considered important for this position.

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More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Science
Department : Chemistry
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 16541

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