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Research Associate/Research Fellow (Ink Formulations)
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted Feb. 7, 2024
Title Research Associate/Research Fellow (Ink Formulations)
University Nanyang Technological University
Singapore , Singapore, Singapore
Department School of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Faculty Associate
    Research Scientist/Associate
    Research Professor
  • Engineering - Other

The School of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) invites applications for the position of Research Associate/Research Fellow.


The Research Associate/Research Fellow will help advance foundational knowledge in making polymer composite formulations for high performance stretchable waveguides. The Research Associate/Research Fellow will employ knowledge in polymer chemistry, composites and optics to develop novel polymer formulations.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop specialized polymer formulations with high stretchability, transparency, and low optical loss

  • Utilize 3D printing technology to create waveguides from the developed polymer formulations

  • Conduct comprehensive experiments to optimize polymer properties for waveguide applications

  • Collaborate with the team to integrate formulated polymers into functional waveguide structures

  • Characterize optical properties and ensure structural integrity of fabricated waveguides


Job Requirements: 

  • Minimally Master’s degree in polymer science, polymer engineering, or materials science

  • Applicants with PhD preferred

  • 4-5 years of research experience in polymer-related fields, inclusive of PhD study period

  • Expertise in polymer synthesis, particularly UV curable formulations

  • Proficiency in 3D printing techniques, especially for optical applications

  • Background in optical sensor assembly and testing


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