Dr Naweed Naqvi Group: Assistant Research Officer / Laboratory Technologist

A 2-year Assistant Research Officer/ Laboratory Technologist position is available immediately in Dr Naweed Naqvi’s Group. The candidate will be working on an industry-funded project on “Molecular characterization and biocontrol of the Xylaria Root and Basal Shoot Rot disease in Sugarcane plantations”.


  • BSc or Diploma in Plant Sciences or Microbiology from a reputable University / Polytechnic
  • Strong organizational and technical skills
  • Research experience in molecular biology or genomics projects at the undergraduate level
  • Training and/or research experience in any of the following areas in plant sciences:
    • Pathogen diagnostics, Bioassays and biocontrol
    • Quantitative disease assays
    • Genomics or Genome analyses
  • Prior experience in plant/fungal cultivation and/or field trials 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 curriculum vitae with cover letter, and contact details of at least three referees) 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)