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Academic Position

We are looking for outstanding applicants in the area of biosensor research.

The candidate is expected to be familiar with:

  • Biosensor design, functionalization and fabrication.
  • Microsystem technology in biosensors either in micro-fluidics, wearables, and/or lab-on-chip technologies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To set up an independent research group focusing on biosensor research mainly for diagnostic applications
  • Able to secure funding from international funding bodies
  • To generate high-impact publications related to biosensor for diagnostic applications
  • To supervise MSc and/or PhD students

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in design of in vitro / in vivo diagnostic system would be an advantage.
  • Applicants with strong experience and a proven track record in one or more of the above research areas are encouraged to apply.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a proven research record and publications in relevant areas.
  • Applicants must be fluent in English.

CRITERIA/QUALIFICATIONS (ELIGIBLE CANDIDATE MUST FULFILL THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA)

  1. PhD or equivalent degree in the area of biosensor technology and/or diagnostics development;
  2. B.Sc Degree in Biotechnology, Biomedical Sciences or Molecular Medicine or Biological Sciences or Biochemistry or Electrical and Electronics, Chemical Engineering, Physics or equivalent;
  3. Have a credit for Bahasa Melayu subject in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM);
  4. Minimum 1 publication in Biosensor technology either electrochemical or photonics technology and;
  5. At least 2 years experience in research on biosensor technology as Principle Investigator or Co-researcher (optional).

OTHER ATTRIBUTES

  • Independent thinker/learner/doer with the ability to create.
  • Excellent organizational abilities as well as English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, motivated, thoughtful, and with strong work ethics.
  • Ability and willingness to quickly learn and apply new skills, procedures, and approaches.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment.

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HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae (CV) and relevant documents latest by 15th May 2018 to:

Director
Institute For Research In Molecular Medicine (INFORMM)
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Email : director_informm@usm.my

 

Posted on 23 February 2018.