Senior Research Fellow, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

28 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
28 Dec 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine invites applications for:

Senior Research Fellow in the Laboratory of Associate Professor Kevin Pethe

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) established in September 2010 is a partnership between Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The School operates from two campuses – Yunnan Campus at Nanyang Technological University and a new campus to be built at Novena. Our primary healthcare partner is the National Healthcare Group (NHG) which comprises an integrated network of primary healthcare polyclinics, acute care hospitals such as Tan Tock Seng Hospital, and national specialist centres. LKCMedicine delivers a new five-year undergraduate medical programme leading to a joint MBBS degree awarded by Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University.

A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the laboratory of Microbiology and Systems Biology. The group seeks to discover and develop novel therapies for gram negative and Staphylococcus aureus. You will be involved in research programs on microbial pathogenesis, antibiotic drug discovery, and chemical genomics. 

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team of investigators. Initial appointment will be for 24 months with the possibility to extend.

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent in Biological/Biomedical Sciences, a good background in bacteriology (BSL-2 or BSL-3 microorganisms), bacterial bioenergetics & metabolism, and molecular biology. Experience in animal work is an advantage. A good sense of initiative and organization is highly valued.

Application Procedure:

If you are interested to pursue a career with the School, please apply to Assoc Prof Kevin Pethe ( with your CV and names of two references.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.