Research Fellow, Bio Optics and Spectroscopy

Updated: 1 day ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Sep 2020

NTU Main Campus, Singapore

School of Materials Science and Engineering invites applications for the position of Research Fellow.

Key Responsibilities:

The Research Fellow will work on an exciting interdisciplinary project in the area of “Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation (LLPS) involving research teams in the Schools of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) and Biological Sciences (SBS) at NTU that have a strong international recognition in the areas of molecular biomimetics, cell biologists, biophysics, and plant biochemistry. This includes:

  • Conduct research in the area of protein biochemistry of extra-cellular proteins exhibiting LLPS with the goal to unveil the molecular mechanisms responsible for LLPS of such extra-cellular proteins
  • Collaborate with cell biologists, biochemists, structure biologists and materials scientists within the frame of a large research program devoted to LLPS
  • Mentor PhD students in the area of protein engineering, biophysical characterization and will interact with other team members seeking to exploit LLPS for translational applications

Job Requirements:

  • PhD in Structural Biology, Protein Chemistry, Materials Science (biomaterials), Bioengineering or related fields
  • Strong expertise in protein biochemistry, protein engineering, peptide synthesis
  • Proficient with bioinformatic and modern bioimaging tools, and/or biophysical characterization techniques such as Circular Dichroism (CD), Infrared Spectroscopy, FACS, etc
  • At least 1 to 2 years of post-doctoral experience
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU


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