Research Fellow, Environmental Engineering / Microbiology / Biofilms
We are seeking a successful candidate to join our team in investigating the impact of climate change on water quality and pipeline failure in water distribution network. The chosen candidate will have the unique opportunity to explore the effect of climate change and temperature biofilm formation and development in water distribution system.
The ideal candidate will bring their expertise and research skills to contribute to the project, as well as participate in the publication of papers. Furthermore, the candidate will have the chance to engage in intellectual exchange and networking by attending conferences and other meetings.
This position is for a one-year term, with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance. The compensation and benefits package are internationally competitive and will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.
Applicants should have:
- A Ph.D degree in environmental engineering, or a related discipline, with background of water and microbiology
- Proficient in in Microsoft Office, R, QIIME2, and bioinformatics
- Experience of operation of one of the following instruments
- Liquid Chromatography with and without tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
- Confocal laser Scanning microscopy (CLSM)
- DNA sequencing analysis and preparation
- DNA and RNA Extraction (Soil and Cell/Tissue)
- Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR)
- Bacterial Culture, Plating, and Cloning
- Water Quality and Monitoring Procedure
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and in writing.
- Experience in producing reports and peer-reviewed publications.
Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: NUS Environmental Research Institute