Dr Henning Seedorf Group: Assistant Research Officer

We are looking for two highly motivated candidates to join our group. Our team combines classical microbiological techniques with modern molecular and computational approaches to address questions in the field of microbiome research. The main interests of the team are:

  • Biochemical and molecular characterization of novel microbial isolates
  • Diversity and function of prokaryotic intestinal microorganisms
  • Mechanisms of host-host and host-microbe interaction


  • Isolation and characterization of microorganisms
  • Maintenance of the microbial culture collection and laboratory equipment
  • Assisting in daily running of the lab
  • Supporting ongoing project, e.g. preparation of libraries for next generation sequencing


  • Minimum BSc (Hons) / MSc in microbiology, computational biology, or life sciences
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently
  •  Experience in molecular biology, media preparation and cultivation of bacteria
  • Experience in bioinformatics, microbial genomics, metatranscriptomics and/or metabolomics would 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 applicants (including a cover letter, curriculum vitae with list of publications and three referees’ contacts/ recommendation letters) to:

Dr Henning SEEDORF
Principal Investigator
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Ltd
Email: henning@tll.org.sg

(Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified)