Date Posted
22 Jun 2017

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PhD Project
Singapore University of Technology and Design

Postdoctoral Fellow (BioMaterials)

22 Jun 2017

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Position Description

We are looking for a talented postdoc in the area of characterization, and modification of biopolymers, with a special emphasis in polysaccharides. Candidate must have at least a PhD in bio-composites, biomolecules or related discipline.
Advanced level skills are required in the area of molecular and supramolecular characterization, with at least proficiency in FT-IR, Mechanical Testing, XRD, Rheometry, and Raman Spectroscopy. Additional skills in animal physiology, and molecular modelling and computational chemistry will also be considered positively.
The candidate is expected to work independently, build a good publication record, and collaborate with other teams in the assimilation of natural molecules and composites in manufacturing strategies (ie. additive manufacturing). The candidate is also expected to get involved in supervising students, gain teaching experience, and build an international reputation.

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.

To declare your interest please send your CV directly to

Applications will be processed as they arrive until the position is filled. The selected candidates are expected to begin work not later than September 2016.


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.

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Position Category: Technology. Position Type: PhD Project. Position Tags: ft-ir, mechanical testing, raman, rheometry, and xrd. Salary: €50'000 and above.

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