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Senior Research Scientist (Peptide Science and Soft Materials Expert)
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The Institute for Digital Molecular Analytics and Science (IDMxS) invites applications for the position of Senior Research Scientist.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Formulate new projects to develop and validate novel platform technologies for the RCE.
  • Method development for detection and quantification of various types of biomolecules, particularly lipids, proteins and peptides, amino acids and Oligos
  • Lead and manage a minimum of 2 projects, including planning, strategizing, budgeting, project execution, hiring of staff and management of team to achieve project goals.
  • Training and development of researchers.
  • Evaluate and review data, assay validation, and decision making and strategize next plan of action to achieve best results with available resources.
  • Report writing and presentations to keep stakeholders updated on progress.
  • Publication and patent applications.
  • Work closely with colleagues across cross-functional teams and departments to support the center's KPI.

Job Requirements:
  • Ph.D. in Materials Science or a relevant field, with extensive experience in peptide science, peptide materials, including the design, synthesis, modification and bioconjugation of peptides.
  • Possess excellent know-how and hands-on experience with a broad range of biophysical and mechanical characterization techniques (e.g. HPLC, LCMS, FT-IR, CD, Rheology, FESEM-EDX, TEM, AFM, MALDI-ToF, DLS, DSC, nanoindentation, SPR, NMR), and be able to apply a combination of techniques to probe and understand molecular interactions and self-assembly mechanisms of various platforms to be developed.
  • Demonstrate ability to devise and execute novel approaches to tackle problems with unconventional solutions.
  • Demonstrate experience in translational research work.
  • Possess industry experience preferably in a leadership role, demonstrating good team management skills to lead and train a scientific team.
  • Demonstrate ability to lead multiple projects while meeting KPIs in a timely manner.
  • Candidates who have led funded project/s as Principal Investigator are preferred, with budget management experience.
  • Possess experience in business development, market research and ability to liaise and communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Organization and attention to detail; ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong presentation, communication and engagement skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and takes initiative to effectuate cultural change when required.
  • Proven ability to develop and work independently and collaborate cross-functionally to accomplish goals in a timely manner.
  • Good publication records, with a minimum of 2 corresponding authorship.
  • Lab operations management experience.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU
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