A Research Platform for Singapore

Research Associate (Cellface)

Posted Date:2 June 2021
Closing Date:Open until filled
Hours:Full Time
Duration:Fixed term



TUMCREATE is a research platform for the improvement of Singapore's public health. Researchers from Technical University Munich and Nanyang Technological University join forces and are funded by Singapore’s National Research Foundation as part of the Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE).


In TUMCREATE, over 100 scientists, researchers and engineers work together, led by Professors from the Technical University of Munich and Nanyang Technological University. More information about TUMCREATE can be found on our web pages at www.tum-create.edu.sg.


Job Description

Complete blood counts are the most requested clinical in vitro diagnostic tests. Imaging flow cytometry for next-generation hematology analyzer is a promising method for the transfer of preclinical biomarker to the clinic to solve unmet need in diagnosing fever. The candidate is supported within the National Research Foundation funded project CellFACE (cooperation between A*Star, NTU, NUH, NUS, Sunningdale Tech Ltd., Technical University of Munich) the development of an imaging flow cytometer for clinical studies:

  • Simulations of fluid mechanics
  • Integrate microfluidic workflows to develop a prototype moulded cartridge with industrial cooperation partner
  • Automate imaging flow cytometry workflows
  • Imaging of patient blood samples


Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related disciplines (Master thesis required)
  • 1yr experience in flow cytometry, image analysis, deep learning and python programming
  • Transdisciplinary research work between engineering, life sciences, and clinical research
  • Strong communication skills in Engineering and Life Sciences


Work Environment

  • Working location in Singapore, TUMCREATE
  • Dynamic, multicultural and self-defined work environment in the heart of Asia
  • Attractive income and medical benefits
  • Working with medical technology prototypes and cooperation with clinical partner



Please send your complete application including cover letter, CV, university transcripts and degree certificates to oliver.hayden@tum.de.