Principal Investigator

Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL) is seeking independent group leaders who will develop innovative and internationally recognized research programs within a highly supportive core-funded institute. Individuals employing multidisciplinary approaches, developing new and unconventional model systems, and interested in bridging basic and applied sciences are especially encouraged to apply.

Broad areas of research interest include but are not limited to:

  • Synthetic biology in plant and microbial systems
  • Microbiome composition and function in model systems
  • Prokaryotic and fungal systems with applications for industrial microbiology
  • Metabolic / Enzyme engineering.

TLL provides a conducive environment for outstanding science, with generous core funding, state-of-the-art facilities, and an intellectually stimulating and collegial atmosphere. Each appointment comes with full core-funded support for research costs, equipment and a number of funded positions. Qualified candidates will receive a comprehensive package including competitive salary, medical and other benefits.

Interested individuals should send their curriculum vitae, three reference letters and a detailed research proposal to:

Chief Executive Officer, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory

1 Research Link, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117604

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(Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified)