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Principal Research Fellow (Cyanobacterial Synthetic Biology/Metabolic Engineering)
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School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (SCBE) is seeking a highly motivated and responsible individual to join them as Principal Research Fellow who is committed to developing bio-based solution to solve the growing plastic waste problem.

The Principal Research Fellow will be part of a team developing synthetic biology tools to allow efficient cyanobacterial engineering, in order to up-cycle PET plastic waste in a renewable manner. The Principal Research Fellow will be responsible for designing and implement strategies to attain project KPI, in close collaboration with the group leader, managing research activities in the group to ensure timely project implementation.

The Principal Research Fellow will also be responsible for analyzing data, drafting manuscripts and grant applications, and suggesting new research avenues. The Principal Research Fellow position is available in a collaborative project funded by National Research Foundation under the Competitive Research Program. The Program consists of research groups from NTU, A*STAR, and NUS with regular monthly meetings.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement strategies to attain project KPI in close collaboration with PI
  • Manage daily laboratory activities and ensure efficient project rollout
  • Oversee PhD and Research Fellow activities
  • Analyze data, draft manuscripts and grant applications
  • Liaise with other groups in the project and suggest new research directions

Job Requirements:
  • PhD in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Bioengineering or related fields
  • Strong background in the physiology, synthetic biology and metabolic engineering of cyanobacteria, with at least 8 years of post-doctoral experience
  • Strong track record of international publications in the field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in research project management, research grant bid development and technology transfer are a plus
  • Team player and adaptable

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU
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