Postdoctoral Fellow (Synthetic Biology – Genome-editing technologies)

Organization
Genome Institute of Singapore, A*STAR, Singapore
Job Location
60 Biopolis Street
Singapore 138672
Singapore
Job Description

We are building a gene therapy center in Singapore.
We are looking for talented individuals to build novel genome-editing technologies (including CRISPR) that edit the human genome.
You are free to develop and pursue original ideas.
You will be part of a vibrant and open-minded team with very well-supported resources.

Requirements
  • Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or related disciplines
  • Strong expertise with molecular biology, genetics, and cell biology is a pre-requisite
  • Background in programming and sequencing will be helpful
  • Demonstrated independence and creativity
  • Ability to generate intellectual property is highly desirable.
How to Apply

Those interested to apply, please email your CV, cover letter, and contact information of at least 2 references to Dr Chew Wei Leong at email: chewwl@gis.a-star.edu.sg

About Our Organization

The Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) is an institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). It has a global vision that seeks to use genomic sciences to improve public health and public prosperity. Established in 2001 as a centre for genomic discovery, the GIS will pursue the integration of technology, genetics and biology towards the goal of individualized medicine.

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