Assistant Professor in Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage, and Water Remediation

Location
Singapore, Asia
Posted
Jun 18, 2017
Closes
Aug 17, 2017
Field of specialization
Energy, Engineering, Materials, Nanotechnology
Job Type
Full time

The School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) in NTU is one of the largest MSE academic institutions in the world, with over 1000 undergraduates, more than 300 PhD students, postdocs, senior research fellows and 49 full-time faculty members. The School has the highest PhDs per faculty in the University and regularly wins large competitive grants by championing disruptive and commercialisable materials science research that has produced several invested start-up companies.

We invite outstanding candidates to apply for the Faculty Position in MSE in areas related to materials for energy conversion and storage, and water remediation. Research in all aspects of materials for energy conversion and storage, and water remediation will be considered. This includes, but is not limited to: solar harvesting devices, photovoltaics, electrochemistry based devices, battery, supercapacitors, future energy storage devices, etc. Candidates with experience in novel design of semiconductors, nanomaterials, electrochemistry, metallurgy, corrosion science, composite and semiconductor materials, characterizations of semiconductor electrolyte interface, and nano/micro fabrication techniques will be considered. The candidate will be selected on basis of scientific excellence, ability to attract research funding, potential to enhance and complement our current research, and capacity to strengthen our expertise in the area of energy storage materials. The candidate will also be considered based on his/her ability to contribute to the Academic developments of our undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Applicants should have a relevant undergraduate degree and a doctoral degree in the areas mentioned above from universities of high standing. Preference will be given to candidates who have several years of relevant teaching, research, and professional experience. The successful candidate is expected to be a proficient educator in the school’s graduate and undergraduate programs, initiate applied research and collaborate extensively with local/overseas research institutions, and lead his/her own dynamic research team.