#SGUnitedJobs Scientist (Advanced Sustainable Materials, New Polymers), IMRE

A*STAR RESEARCH ENTITIES
  • Job Category
    Sciences / Laboratory / R&D
  • Job level
    Executive
  • Contract type
    Contract, Full Time
  • Location
    South
  • Salary
    S$5900 - S$10800

Job Description

The project will focus on developing functional materials for the applications in green building, logistics and others. The new material development includes synthesis of functional polymers, nanoparticles and the fabrication technics. Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Design and synthesis of new functional polymers, nanoparticles and small molecules
  • Evaluate the material performance based on the materials’ characterization standard
  • Design and modify the materials to meet industry specific request in mechanical performance
  • Characterize the synthesized compounds by using NMR, FT-IR, MS, and also the mechanical and thermal properties of the resulting polymers
  • Cooperate and contribute actively with other team members to explore new applications of the material in other industry sectors
  • Work in multidisciplinary project teams.

Job Requirements

  • A PhD in chemistry/ Polymer Science/ Materials Science or related advanced polymer degree
  • Good team player with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong educational and publication credentials is preferred
  • Experience in material synthesis would be advantageous
  • Familiarity with the major chemistry software such as
  • Chem Office, Origin, etc
  • Computer proficiency

Closing on 23 Oct 2021