Research Fellow
National University of Singapore School of Medicine for Doctor John Chens lab

Inviting applications for a full-time Research Fellow position (Postdoctoral Fellowship) in the laboratory of Assistant Professor John Chen at the National University of Singapore. The Chen Lab is located in the Department of Microbiology at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Research in the Chen lab focuses on the bacteriophages and pathogenicity islands of the bacterial pathogen Staphylococcus aureus. Recently, we have identified and characterized several novel and powerful mechanisms of gene transfer that are proposed to be the major means by which S. aureus evolves and acquires the antibiotic resistance and virulence factors that accelerate the emergence of new and progressively more pathogenic strains.

PhD degree in Microbiology or Life Sciences
Strong graduate publication record
Expertise in molecular biology
Interested in science and be able to work well in a team
Must be able to communicate well in English

Expertise in bacteriology
Expertise in microbial genetics
Expertise in phage biology
Expertise in protein work

Lead semi-independent to independent research projects
Assist with the mentorship of undergraduates and graduate students
Provide detailed and coherent documentation of research results
Provide regular reports on research results
Participate in manuscript preparation

Interested candidates please submit a detailed curriculum vitae and the contact information of 3 references to: Dr. John Chen, Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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