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Research Fellow

Job Description

The Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS) is an institute within the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Its mission is to develop disease-oriented clinical and translational research programs in focused disease areas. SICS aims to attract, train and nurture clinician-scientists and serves as a critical bridge linking basic research undertaken by A*STAR Research Institutes and clinical research programmes in Singapore’s public hospitals, disease centres and the universities. SICS has two main research programmes namely, the Infection and Immunity Programme and the Growth, Development and Metabolism Programme. The Singapore Clinical Nutrition Research Centre (SCNRC) is the first center in Singapore to focus wholly on Nutrition research

The Director of SCNRC is Prof Jeya Henry .We are seeking to appoint 2 new postdoctoral fellows interested in any one of the following topics :

• Research on energy regulation and energy balance
• Studies to examine the role of amino acids on insulin secretion and diabetes
• Optimization of diets to facilitate weight loss and adipose tissue breakdown


• A PhD in physiology, biochemistry or nutrition
• Possess at least 1 year post-doc experience (new PhD’s will also be considered )
• Experience in working with humans and evidence of publications
• Candidates with background research capabilities in Human sciences

Desirable Attributes

• Ability to work with a group of scientists with diverse range of disciplines

SICS provides a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your specific qualifications and experience.

We welcome interested applicants to e-mail a full CV, list of publications, and a one-page letter of intent summarizing past experience and strengths as well as contact details of two referees to eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%40%73%69%63%73%2e%61%2d%73%74%61%72%2e%65%64%75%2e%73%67%22%3e%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%40%73%69%63%73%2e%61%2d%73%74%61%72%2e%65%64%75%2e%73%67%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')). Applicants may also send CV to Jeya eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%5f%68%65%6e%72%79%40%73%69%63%73%2e%61%2d%73%74%61%72%2e%65%64%75%2e%73%67%22%3e%5f%68%65%6e%72%79%40%73%69%63%73%2e%61%2d%73%74%61%72%2e%65%64%75%2e%73%67%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b'))

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

    Edward Yeo
Singapore Clinical Nutrition Research Centre
Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences

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