Mycologist/RA wanted in Singapore

hwee2 hwee2 at
Wed Feb 23 03:15:04 EST 2000

We have immediate vacancies for:

Job scope:

- Contribution to inventory the fungal diversity of natural habitats in
several Asian countries
- Isolation and identification/characterization of fungal isolates
- Participation in the management of a microbial culture collection
- Development of computerized solutions for the characterization and
management of fungal cultures
- Management of several research projects in relation with the industry


- A Master¹s degree or Ph.D in Mycology or relevant discipline
- Experience in fungal isolation and characterization (classic, biochemical
and molecular taxonomy)
- Experience in field collection and surveys, particularly in tropical
- At least 3 years of relevant experience in the academic or industrial
- Experience in fermentation, microbial natural product discovery would be
an added advantage
- Computer literate, dynamic, and able to work independently  


Job scope:

- Support in the preservation of fungal cultures and culture collection
- Management of fermentation and microbial extraction programs
- Participation in natural product screening programs


- At least a Bachelor¹s degree in Microbiology or relevant discipline
- Experience in fungal culture and fermentation
- Prior experience in natural product extraction and screening technology in
the industry will be a good advantage
- Computer literate, an organized and dynamic person able to work and
interact within a team

Salary and benefits:

The commencing salary will depend on the candidate¹s qualification and
Leave and medical benefits will be provided.

You are invited to send your full resume, current and expected salaries and
a recent photograph (electronic format preferred) to:

Innovation Centre, Blk.2, #02-226
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 
Fax: 65 - 476 24 91
Email: hwee2 at

MYCOSPHERE is an independent company, providing research services to the
Pharma/Biotech industry involved in the discovery of lead compounds from
microbial sources.

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