Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Molecular Biology/Microbiology: Sinagpore

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) is looking for a PostDoc in Molecular Biology/Microbiology

Job Description:

  • Development of biological assays suitable for high throughput screening (HTS)
  • Implementation of developed HTS assays for the identification of bioactive natural product extracts
  • Provide assay support for the bioassay-guided isolation of bioactive compounds
  • Undertake mode of action study on selected bioactive compounds
  • Perform large-scale microbial fermentation to generate sufficient crude extracts for compound isolation
  • Undertake fermentation optimization to increase compound yield
  • General lab housekeeping, administrative support and equipment maintenance


  • Ph.D. in Microbiology/Molecular Biology
  • 2-3 years experience
  • Expertise in assay development and high throughput screening
  • Knowledge of bioactive natural product discovery
  • Experience in microbial fermentation and optimisation
  • Excellent track record of scientific achievement
  • Possess excellent analytical, technical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
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