Research Fellow, Biological Sciences/Food/Biochemistry

23 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
22 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

National University of Singapore seeks a highly motivated and an organized scientist with a background in life sciences/biological sciences with technical knowledge in omics technologies specially metabolomics, good knowledge of metabolism, biomarker discovery and interest in working with community partners/stakeholders (farmers, clinicians, government agencies, scientific organizations). The candidate should also have background and interest in project, team and resource management and willing to contribute to certain administrative activities. The position is within a multi-disciplinary research team, which broadly pursues microbial diversity and physiological investigations on plants systems/agriculture/human systems and allied domains. The team consists of Post-doctoral fellows, PhDs and other Research Assistants.


  • Candidates should have a PhD in biological sciences/food/biochemistry, integrative omics, with demonstrated experience (at least three peer reviewed publications in international journals) in the above-mentioned areas
  • A self-initiated researcher with an innate capacity for systemic and cross-disciplinary thinking
  • Ability to understand and integrate concepts from multiple disciplines, especially ecology, metabolism and plant/human physiology and data science platforms
  • Interest in higher level program management activities and support the team in related aspects
  • Ideally have demonstrated cross-disciplinary experience working across industry, academia and community
  • Experience in science communication, event organization is preferred

*We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.*

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: NUS Environmental Research Institute

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