A Research Platform for Singapore

Postdoctoral Fellow (Foodomics)

Posted Date:15 September 2022
Closing Date:Open until filled
Hours:Full Time
Duration:Fixed term



TUMCREATE is a multidisciplinary research platform of the Technical University Munich (TUM) at the Singapore Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE). We are joining forces with universities, public agencies, and industry for the advancement of future technologies.

Our large-scale Food Science ‘Proteins4Singapore’ program is funded by Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF). The Technical University Munich (TUM) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) join forces with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI) to research plant-based proteins.

Please visit www.tum-create.edu.sg for more information about TUMCREATE.


Job Purpose/Objective of the Position:

A full-time position at the TUM-CREATE is open for a Postdoctoral Fellow to fully characterize plant-based food materials. The selected candidate will work jointly at TUM-CREATE and Prof. Wang’s lab based in Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, and has access to state of art facilities in both untargeted and targeted metabolomics analysis, including Bruker 600 MHz IVDR, Q-TRAP system, Waters Q-TOF UPLC-MS and TQ UPLC-MS. The ideal applicant must be self-motivated, proactive and enthusiastic to their career development. Candidate will be expected to work independently and contribute to stimulating research programs within the group and school. This is a four-year project and we offer globally competitive salary for this position.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Extraction food materials
  • Develop methods to comprehensive analysis of the components in plant-based food materials, including, phenolic compounds, oligosaccharides, lipids.
  • Preparation of research reports, presentations and publications in English.
  • Supervision of undergraduate students.


Job Requirements/Competencies:

  • PhD degree or equivalent in Analytical Chemistry
  • Expert in NMR and/or LCMS
  • A strong record of peer-reviewed publications is necessary
  • At least 1 year of experience in metabolomics with knowledge of common bioinformatic andbiostatistical analysis tools
  • Good communication skills and fast learner
  • Self-motivated to drive the project and can work independently
  • Able to develop new research program.


What TUM CREATE offers you

  • Competitive salary that commensurate with experience
  • Medical insurance
  • Good amount of leave/vacation days
  • Vibrant, modern and positive working environment in Singapore
  • Campus-sited office location with a host of facilities
  • In-building perks including gym, game room and coffee room



Interested applicants are invited to apply to Professor Yulan Wang at yulan.wang@ntu.edu.sg with a detailed resume. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

We look forward to your application.