Research Investigator

Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL) is seeking Research Investigator who has demonstrated a capacity for independent research, scientific excellence, and the ability to 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. Candidates should be within 3 years of completing their PhD at the time of application.

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)