About National University of Singapore (NUS): A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education and research, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.

NUS has 17 faculties and schools across three campuses. Its transformative education includes a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. Over 38,000 students from 100 countries enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives. NUS also strives to create a supportive and innovative environment to promote creative enterprise within its community.

The National University of Singapore is looking for a Research Fellow for a research project. We seek a highly motivated and an organized scientist with a background in computational biology, bioinformatics or related fields. The candidate should have a demonstrated ability to independently create computational/bioinformatics pipelines/workflows to assemble, annotate, and interpret plant and/or microbial genomes. 

The position is within a multi-disciplinary research team, which broadly pursues microbiomes and physiological investigations on plants systems/agriculture and allied domains. The team consists of postdoctoral fellows, PhDs and other research assistants.


•    A PhD in genomics/bioinformatics/computational biology with demonstrated experience through peer reviewed publications in international journals (at least 2-3) in the above-mentioned areas
•    A self-initiated researcher with an innate capacity for systemic and cross-disciplinary thinking
•    Able to plan and create the pipeline for genome assembly and annotation of key plant and microbial species from different environments
•    Be responsible for interpreting genomic data to identify physiological and evolutionary underpinnings of key phenomena/functions

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: NUS Environmental Research Institute

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End of advertisement period: 31/08/2022

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