Research Associate (Natural Sciences and Science Education Academic Group) [SUG-NAP 1/16 THN]

  • The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Research Associate on a 12-month contract at the Natural Sciences and Science Education Academic Group, Laboratory for Cognitive Devices.

    Project Title: An entirely light driven optical memory for energy efficient electronics

    Project Introduction: Portable electronic devices like smart phones are becoming more and more important in our everyday life. One major nuisance however is the short battery lifetime. To solve this problem, this project focuses on the development of solar cells that not only generate electric power via sunlight but can also act as memories. Such a novel solar memory can potentially replace the expensive and power hungry flash memories currently used.

    • Master’s Degree in Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineering
    • Have good communication and organization skills
    • Be a good team-player
    • Be proactive and able to work independently
    • Have good analytical skills
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Fabrication and Characterization of solar cells
    • Synthesis of transition metal complexes
    • Data collection and management
    • Writing research reports and publications
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator
  • Applicants should complete and submit the following item/s:

    • Application form for Research Positions
    • Cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of this position
    • Supporting documents as stated on the job application form
    • Other documents to support your qualifications

    Please send your application to:

    Dr Tsao Hoi Nok
    Assistant Professor
    Natural Sciences and Science Education
    National Institute of Education
    1 Nanyang Walk
    Singapore 637616
    Tel: (65) 67903836
    Fax: (65) 6896 9414

    **We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified**

  • 2 June 2017
  • NIE staff can take chartered buses at their own expense from or near their homes to the NIE campus. This is subject to availability of seats.