Dr Naweed Naqvi Group: Research Officer / Postdoctoral Position

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to join our group as a Research Officer or Post-Doctoral Fellow (2-year contract) to work on molecular characterization and biocontrol of the Xylaria Root and Basal Shoot Rot disease in Sugarcane plantations.


  • Master’s or PhD Degree from a reputable University.
  • Research experience in microbiome or fungal patho-biology.
  • At least one first-author research paper in an international peer-reviewed journal.
  • Research experience in any of the following areas in plant sciences:
    1. Microbiomes
    2. Fungus-plant Interactions
    3. Pathogen diagnostics and biocontrol
    4. Quantitative disease assays
    5. Chemical Biology
  • Research experience in sugarcane plantations/pathobiology will be an added advantage.

Salary and benefits are commensurable to educational qualifications and working experience of the candidate. Benefits include annual leave, medical and flexi-benefits, etc.

Interested individuals should send their applications (including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three referees’ contacts/ recommendation letters) to:

Dr Naweed NAQVI
Temasek Senior Investigator
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Ltd
E-mail: naweed@tll.org.sg

(Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified)