Research Assistant (Tropical Marine Science Institute) – Deadline 10 December 2021

Job Description

The research project aims to culture, manipulate and engineer local microbiota in intensive closed aquaculture systems. The successful candidates will be required to develop a sustainable microbial-based aquaculture system using a consortium of beneficial marine microorganisms, and characterize the microbiomes in mariculture systems. The candidates will also be responsible for administrative duties, data collection and interpretation, and report writing including publication of findings in international journals. The candidates are required to commence work immediately.


  • A good Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Aquaculture, Biotechnology, Microbiology, or related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work on weekends (either Saturdays or Sundays) at St. John’s Island National Marine Laboratory (SJINML).
  • Self-motivated and passion in research.
  • Experience in peer-reviewed publications would be advantageous.
  • Proficient in statistical analysis tools.

Application Submission

Interested applicants should submit their up-to-date CV to Dr. Loo Poh Leong at by 10 December 2021.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

More information about the position here.

via NUS
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