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Postdoctoral fellow. Microfabrication and biomaterials
Singapore University of Tehcnology and Design

Date Posted Dec. 5, 2018
Title Postdoctoral fellow. Microfabrication and biomaterials
University Singapore University of Tehcnology and Design
Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Department Engineering and Product Development
Application Deadline Apr. 1, 2019
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Nanotechnology
    Natural Sciences
    Materials Sciences/Polymer Sciences
    Chemistry - Physical
    Chemistry - Organic
    Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Biomedical Sciences
We are looking for a talented postdoc in the area of microfabrication with an emphasis on biopolymers. Candidate must have a PhD in the area of microfabrication, MEMs, physics, biochemistry, bio-composites, or related discipline.

Advanced level skills are required in the area of microfabrication, and molecular and supramolecular characterization, with at least proficiency in standard micro and nano-fabrication tools for surface topographies(spin coating, chemical etching, soft lithography...). Additional skills in biochemistry, molecular and optical characterization, animal physiology, and molecular modelling and computational chemistry will also be considered positively.

The candidate is expected to work independently, build a good publication record, and collaborate with other teams in the assimilation of natural molecules and composites in manufacturing strategies. The candidate is also expected to get involved in supervising students, gain teaching experience, and build an international reputation.

Candidates will be part of a young and vibrant environment and are expected to cooperate in a multi-disciplinary team to conduct cutting-edge research. The main focus of the postdoctoral fellow will be on the reproduction of biological structural color. The candidate will be part of a international teams of biologist and physicists of different backgrounds.

To declare your interest please send your CV directly to with subject

Applications will be processed as they arrive until the position is filled. The selected candidates are expected to begin work not later than April 2019 but earlier/immediate incorporations will be considered.

About the Bioinspired & Integrative Science Lab:
The Bioinspired & Integrative Science Lab produces results from animal physiology and genetics, to medical technologies and sustainable materials. Our goal is to contribute to the scientific knowledge but also to have a societal impact. Our multidisciplinary approach to science and technology has been highlighted by the most important media around the world. From BBC, to National Geographic, our scientific results have been described as "the technology that will change the world", "ground-breaking" and "extremely elegant solutions". For more information visit:

About SUTD:
The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is the 4th University in Singapore, founded in collaboration with MIT in 2009. It is MIT’s most significant collaboration on education to date, established to advance knowledge and nurture technically grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs. SUTD aims to become the center and stronghold of global research and breakthroughs through creative technical research and education anchored in design within a multi-disciplinary approach.

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