Dr Yue Gen Hua Group: Postdoctoral Position

We are hiring a Postdoctoral/Research Fellow who is highly motivated and able to work independently on oil palm project.


  • Genotyping of DNA markers from the oil palm genome using NGS
  • Conducting GWAS for important traits, including oil yield and drought tolerance
  • Selecting elite palms based on GBV
  • Detailed functional analysis of genes related to important traits, including fatty acid synthesis and drought tolerance


  • PhD in plant/oil palm breeding or biology
  • Strong skills in SNP genotyping using NGS
  • At least two first-author research papers published in international peer-reviewed journal
  • Previous experience in plant breeding will be advantageous

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 YUE Gen Hua
Senior Principal Investigator
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory
Email: genhua@tll.org.sg

(Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified)