Date Posted
22 Jun 2017

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PhD Project
Singapore University of Technology and Design

2 PhD Scholarships (Physics, Chemistry and Biology)

22 Jun 2017

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Position Description

Two fully funded PhD positions are available at the Bioinspired & Integrative Science Lab, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). Candidates with research interest in the areas of Materials Sciences and Biotechnology are encouraged to apply. We seek highly motivated candidates with a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Chemistry, or Biology (or related Engineering fields). We are interested in students with strong background in fundamental disciplines.

Candidates will be part of a young and vibrant environment and are expected to cooperate in a multi-disciplinary team to conduct cutting-edge research.

The Ph.D. Program at SUTD offers attractive tax-free scholarships and additional funding for annual conference travel, along with possible collaborations with MIT faculty. Candidates with outstanding academic credentials will be generously funded by the SUTD President’s Graduate Fellowship: and will have the opportunity to spend a semester of exchange at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

To declare your interest please send your CV directly to
Your online applications should be submitted to:

Applications will be processed as they arrive until the position is filled. Applications must be FULLY completed no later than September 2016. The selected candidates are expected to begin work in January 2017.


About the Bioinspired & Integrative Science Lab: The Bioinspired & Integrative Science Lab produces results from animal physiology and genetics, to medical technologies and sustainable materials. Our goal is to contribute to the scientific knowledge but also to have a societal impact. Our multidisciplinary approach to science and technology has been highlighted by the most important media around the world. From BBC, to National Geographic, our scientific results have been described as “the technology that will change the world”, “ground-breaking” and “extremely elegant solutions”. For more information visit:

About SUTD: The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is the 4th University in Singapore, founded in collaboration with MIT in 2009. It is MIT’s most significant collaboration on education to date, established to advance knowledge and nurture technically grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs. SUTD aims to become the center and stronghold of global research and breakthroughs through creative technical research and education anchored in design within a multi-disciplinary approach.

How to Apply

Apply directly at the PhD program website: Specify "Prof. Javier G. Fernandez" as proposed supervisor if you want to be considered for the Bioinspired & Integrative Science Lab.

Position Category: Medical & Biological Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project.

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