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Postdoctoral Fellow

A postdoctoral fellow position in the area of natural product chemistry and biosynthesis will be available in A/P Liang Zhao-Xun's lab from July 1, 2016.

Job description

The responsibilities of the position primarily include the fermentation of marine microbes, isolation and characterization of bioactive microbial secondary metabolites.


The candidate is expected to be highly independent and have strong background in compound isolation (by flash and HPLC chromatography) and NMR/MS structure determination. The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree with research experience and publications in the area of natural product chemistry. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of extension pending adequate performance.

Application procedure

Interested applicants must submit a CV, a brief statement to Prof. Liang by email ( Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.