Dr Ji Liang Hui Group: Postdoctoral Position

Postdoctoral positions are available immediately in Dr Ji Liang Hui Group, which currently focuses on developing red yeast (Rhodotorula toruloides) as a microbial cell factory for production of food ingredients, such as specialty lipids, flavor and fragrance and proteins. Successful candidates are expected to lead a small work group to advance our understanding of steroid and phenylpropanoid biosynthesis in yeast and plants or to raise the commercialization readiness of several technologies that have been developed in the laboratory. Prior experience in microbial molecular biology, microbial fermentation, downstream processing, bioinformatics or carbohydrate modifications will be an advantage.


  • PhD Degree in Bioengineering, Molecular Biology or Nutrition from a reputable university.
  • At least one first-author research paper in an international peer-reviewed journal.
  • Highly motivated and independent individual who aspires to be a leader in industrial biotechnology.
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills.

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 Ji Liang Hui
Senior Principal Investigator
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Ltd
Email: jilh@tll.org.sg

(Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified)