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Research Assistant (Analytical Chemistry)

Date: 14-Mar-2023


Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


The National University of Singapore is looking for a research assistant in a project which seeks to understand the mechanisms of decomposition and revegetation of peat in South East Asia. The position is within a multi-disciplinary research team consisting of postdoctoral research fellows, research assistants and associates, as well as principal investigators (PIs) from the Department of Biological Sciences, Geography and School of Computing. We offer a vibrant research environment with top-class facilities.


The position will be full time and in the field of chemical and molecular analytics. The successful candidate will be expected to assist the team in workflow development, data collection, analysis and drafting project reports. The experimental works will be focusing on the analysis of organic and inorganic components in peatland ecosystems using advanced mass spectrometry methods such as LC/GC-MS and ICP-MS.



  • We seek a highly motivated applicant with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in environmental sciences, environmental engineering, chemistry, life sciences or related fields.
  • Minimum two years of laboratory experience with wet chemistry and cellular/molecular biology laboratories are advantageous.
  • The ideal applicant should also possess strong organizational and communication skills, be able to work extremely well with others in a collaborative team environment and be culturally sensitive.
  • The applicant for this position must also be willing to spend time at field sites situated in remote parts of SE Asia.

More Information


Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: NUS Environmental Research Institute