Prof Laszlo ORBAN Group: Post Doctoral Fellow/Research Fellow (Position1)

A position for a Post Doctoral Fellow/Research Fellow is immediately available at the Reproductive Genomics Group led by Laszlo Orban (Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore). The group works on various aspects of research-based aquaculture, which is largely anchored on genomic and next-generation sequencing data (click HERE for details).


  • The successful candidate is expected to join as a senior team member and conduct research on Asian seabass and Mozambique tilapia by using the tools of structural and functional genomics. The research work involves – but is not limited to – genome sequencing and assembly, transcriptomic analyses, nutrigenomics, metagenomics and molecular analyses of pathogens and disease resistance.


  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. in genomics/molecular genetics/molecular biology, preferably with >3 years of relevant research experience and at least three first-authored publications in peer-reviewed international journals (IF>2 or >15 citations per paper). [*Note: They need at least one first-authored publication with IF>4 to be eligible for a Research Fellow position.] They should also possess a good command of English, as well as excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills as they will be working together with several people at different levels. They should also be able to conduct a project independently.

The salary given is commensurable to educational qualifications and working experience of the candidates. Benefits include annual leave, medical and flexi-benefits, etc.

Applicants should send their application, contacts of three referees and CV by 26 February 2012 to:

Prof. Laszlo Orban
Reproductive Genomics Group
Strategic Research Program
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited 
1, Research Link,  National University of Singapore, Singapore 117604.