Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), A*STAR

Post Doctoral Fellow

Prof LIU Jianjun

Singapore, Singapore

Post Doctoral Fellow (Human Genetics, Liu Jianjun’s Lab)

We are inviting applications for post-doctoral research fellow position in Prof Jianjun Liu’s lab at the Genome Institute of Singapore.


Successful candidate will join a competitive research program on human genetics with a focus on studying the genetic bases of complex diseases and related phenotypes.


The research scope and interest of diseases are broad, including cancers, immune and imflammatory diseases, infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases as well as pharmcogenomics. Besides long-term research activities on the discovery of disease loci through GWAS, the group is currently working on large-scale whole genome sequencing (WGS) analysis, such as SG10K project where 10,000 Singaporean individuals are being analyzed by whole genome sequencing (WGS) (www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/08/11/390070).


The group is also exploring electronic medical record (EMR)-based genomic analysis where EMR information and genomic data will be integrated to advance understanding of disease development, progression and treatment outcome. As a member of our collaborative research group, each candidate will lead independent research in these areas, particularly on developing new analytical strategies and methods for large-scale high dimensional genomic data analysis.

The Genome Institute of Singapore offers a competitive salary and a complete benefits package that ensures a very high living standard in one of the most modern cities in the world.


About the Genome Institute of Singapore

The Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS, A*STAR) is the national flagship program for genomic science in Singapore. GIS is located within the Biopolis, the biomedical research of hub of Singapore which houses, in close proximity, research institutes under the Agency of Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), biotech startups and international pharmaceutical corporations. The applicant would have the opportunity to interact with scientists, bioinformaticians, clinicians, engineers and other professionals from all over the world in a vibrant, intellectually stimulating and scientifically curious setting. You will be part of a vibrant scientific community where you will have the opportunity to share your ideas and demonstrate your skills and passion for scientific research. You can find out more about the Genome Institute of Singapore online: https://www.a-star.edu.sg/gis/.  


Why Singapore?

Singapore is a city-state with one of the highest standards of living in the world seeking to become an international hub for the biomedical sciences. Singapore is a vibrant, tropical city, with rich Asian heritage and modern style of living, an ideal gateway to explore Asia, providing a unique experience and an excellent quality of life.


Contact and further information

More information about the Dr Liu Jianjun’s lab including recent publications can be found online: https://www.a-star.edu.sg/gis/Our-People/Investigator-details/source/faculty_member/user_id/17.

If you are interested in joining a highly talented research team situated in a unique location with a global vision, please forward a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of three references to gisrecruit@gis.a-star.edu.sg and liuj3@gis.a-star.edu.sg


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Post Doctoral Fellow