Senior Research Fellow, Biological Sciences

24 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

NTU Main Campus, Singapore

The School of Biological Sciences invite applications for the position of Senior Research Fellow.

Job Description

  • Lead the cutting edge research on Plasmodium, the causative agent of Malaria
  • Work in a large collaborative team and coordinate activities to dissect processes governing host selection and adaptations underpinning malaria zoonosis
  • Generate new knowledge and tools that can be used to control this deadly infectious agent
  • Multi-task and coordinate projects involving multi-disciplinary teams (biologists, clinicians and engineers)
  • Mentor junior fellows and students and spend considerable time in preparing research related documents, communications and manuscripts

Job Requirements

  • PhD in biological sciences
  • Extensive knowledge and more than 10 years of experience (after PhD certification) in research involving malaria parasites and red blood cells
  • Multi-disciplinary background spanning cell/molecular biology, analytical biochemistry and bio-engineering
  • First and/or corresponding author publications in peer-reviewed journals of high repute
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as evidenced by conference presentations/publications
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate large collaborative teams
  • Potential to supervise and mentor junior researchers and students
  • Some experience in handling research funding and budgeting will be an added advantage

We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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