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Postdoctoral Associate - Bacteriophages (Ref: IRG_AMR_2019_004)
Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Centre

Date Posted Feb. 18, 2019
Title Postdoctoral Associate - Bacteriophages (Ref: IRG_AMR_2019_004)
University Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Centre
Singapore, Singapore
Department Antimicrobial Resistance Interdisciplinary Research Group (AMR IRG)
Application Deadline Mar. 17, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Biology - Molecular
    Biology - Microbiology
    Biology - General
    Sciences - General

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Associate to join an international team and lead the development of our bacteriophage-based technology. Please note that this is a translational research-oriented position. Entrepreneur-oriented candidates are preferred.

Wilfried Moreira’s research group at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre is developing a bacteriophage screening and engineering platform. The bacteriophage platform develops phage-based technologies that offers translational solutions tackling problems posed by bacteria including antibiotic-resistant infections.

This position is located at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Centre at CREATE (1 CREATE Way) within the National University of Singapore campus in Singapore.


  • PhD degree with strong microbiology & molecular biology background.
  • Experience with bacteriophages and genetic-engineering.
  • Strong interest in translational science.
  • Experience in biotechnology or translational science desired.
  • Highly motivated and independent.
  • Ability to write translational & research grants.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.

To apply, please visit our open positions website at: Interested applicants will have to send in their full CV/resume, cover letter and at least one reference (name and contact information) via the stated website. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Contact Information

  • Chan Soke Yee
    Human Resource
    Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Centre
    1 CREATE Way, CREATE Tower #09-03
    Singapore 138602
  • 65-65168283


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