Research Fellow (JOB-2016-025590-YYL)

A postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available in School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Major responsibility involves conducting laboratory tests, as well as writing scientific papers and project reports; additionally, the appointee will assist the PI in writing research proposals and supervising PhD students.

The appointee will work in the area of stabilization/solidification of heavy metal-contaminated soil, assessing the engineering and environmental performance as well as investigating the mechanism.

The applicant should be experienced in fundamental geotechnical tests, leaching tests (e.g. TCLP), and materials micro-structural analysis (XRD, SEM, MIP, TGA, etc.).


Job Requirements:

  • PhD degree in Geotechnical/Civil/Environmental Engineering (or a related field) from reputational universities/institutions
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Related research experience
  • Good English writing and communication skills
  • Strong publication record in reputational journals
  • Strong independent and cooperative working capability


Application Procedure:

Applicants should send a cover letter describing their research experience and interests, a curriculum vita, the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three references, and all relevant academic certificates and transcripts to: 

Assistant Professor Yi Yaolin (Email:


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Electronic submission of application is highly encouraged.

Application closes when the position is filled.

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