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.

Requirements:

1)    Master’s Degree (for Research Officer) or PhD Degree (for Postdoctoral position) from a reputable University.
2)    Research experience in microbiome or fungal patho-biology.
3)    At least one first-author research paper in an international peer-reviewed journal (required for Postdoctoral position).
4)    Research experience in any of the following areas in plant sciences:

a)    Microbiomes
b)    Fungus-plant Interactions
c)    Pathogen diagnostics and biocontrol
d)    Quantitative disease assays
e)    Chemical Biology

5)    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
Email: naweed@tll.org.sg

(Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified)