Dr Henning Seedorf Group: Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral position is available in Dr Seedorf Group. The 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
  • Selective manipulation of intestinal microbial communities


  • Characterization of intestinal microbial communities
  • Isolation of anaerobic microorganisms
  • Comparative analysis of microbial genomes
  • Construction and characterization of defined microbial consortia
  • Preparation of manuscripts


  • PhD Degree in microbial genomics, computational biology or other life science disciplines with emphasis on bioinformatics from a recognized university
  • At least one first-author research paper in an international peer-reviewed journal
  • Experience in microbial genomics, metatranscriptomics and/or metabolomics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in anaerobic cultivation will be an 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)