Research Associate (Materials/Mechanical/Chemical Engineering)

Research Associate (Materials/Mechanical/Chemical Engineering)

Nanyang Technological University
3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
As part of the Surbana Jurong-NTU Corporate Lab (SJ-NTU Corp Lab), we are looking for experienced individuals with strong technical background and interest in materials or mechanical engineering. You will work alongside a R&D team that will develop innovative thermal energy storage solutions and components for cold and cryogenic energy storage. This is a R&D program that extends beyond research and theoretical studies into a pilot implementation at NTU with relevant innovations tested and integrated in real-life conditions.
Job Responsibilities
  • Development of materials for thermal energy storage systems
  • Lead all the aspects related with materials’ cyclic testing, characterization system setup and equipment/material procurement
  • Develop, analyse and evaluate technical specifications for purchases which includes equipment components and materials
  • Support the detailed design of new, bench and pilot scale equipment: particular focus will be on the scaling up of the lab tested system into a large pilot scale system
  • Support writing project progress reports, prepare presentations in official and internal technical meetings, preparation of seminars and workshops
  • Lead in publication of papers
  • Any other ad-hoc duties assigned by the project PI / supervisors

Job Requirements
  • Candidate must possess either MSc in Materials/Mechanical or Chemical Engineering from a reputable university
  • Candidates must have at least 3 years of research or engineering experience in thermal energy storage research from reputable institutions
  • Experience related with thermal energy storage materials development and/or improvement, especially on thermo-chemical energy storage and/or phase change materials enhanced with nanomaterials and materials synthesis techniques
  • High-quality and relevant scientific publications, patents and IP will be preferred
  • Identify and keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets
  • Strong communication skill and ability to work in a diverse, international and cross disciplinary research and development environment

We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.Hiring Institution: NTU

A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, established jointly with Imperial College London. NTU is also home to world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N). Ranked amongst the world’s top universities by QS, NTU has also been named the world’s top young university for the past seven years. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world and has 57 Green Mark-certified (equivalent to LEED-certified) buildings, of which 95% are certified Green Mark Platinum. Apart from its main campus, NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s healthcare district. Under the NTU Smart Campus vision, the University harnesses the power of digital technology and tech-enabled solutions to support better learning and living experiences, the discovery of new knowledge, and the sustainability of resources. For more information, visit About NIE About RSIS About LKCMedicine About NTUItive

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