Research Engineer (Metabolic Engineering) 1

12 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

We are seeking highly motivated researchers to join our group at National University of Singapore for the development of microbes for biomanufacturing, a field which is rapidly developing and has great potential in providing environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions to address our ongoing challenges.

Our group @ NUS ( specializes in Synthetic Biology in which we engineer microbes with useful capabilities for medical and industrial applications and we are part of SynCTI at NUS ( The project is funded by TTI GAP program.

The candidate will be primarily work on characterizing the engineered microbes for the production of high value chemical.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Operating the characterization equipment, such microplate reader, HPLC, etc.
  • Performing biomolecular and biology experiments, such as culturing cells, PCR, Gel electrophoresis, transformation, plasmid extraction, etc.
  • Present scientific and technical data in a clear and cohesive manner.
  • Ensure scientific integrity and documentation of experimental data to meet standards suitable for intellectual property, and publication.
  • •    To work closely with colleagues/collaborators who are engineering the microbes.

Job Requirements

  • Possess a Bachelor degree in Biomedical engineering, or other related fields with relevant research experience
  • Knowledge and lab skills in biochemistry, or life science, or biomedical engineering, or engineering biology, or synthetic biology.
  • A demonstrated record of identifying and developing creative approaches to difficult problems.
  • Strong writing, editing, and presentation skills required.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating and communicating effectively with members of other functional groups.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and embrace change in an extremely fast-paced environment.
  • Position offered will commensurate with qualifications and experience of candidate. Open to fixed term contract.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department : Biomedical Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 20127

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