BIOTEC is seeking 2 positions for a post-doctoral researcher

BIOTEC is seeking 2 positions for a post-doctoral researcher in the areas of molecular biology, microbiology, organic synthesis, and medicinal chemistry as follows;

Position 1: Transcriptome and microbiome analysis in shrimp to improve immune and growth performance

Job description:
The candidate should have expertise in area of microbiology and molecular techniques including;
- DNA and RNA extraction
- gene expression analysis by PCR and Real-time PCR
- bacterial cell culture, bacterial challenge test and plate counts
- basic background on metagenome data analysis is preferred, but it is not required
Eligibility/Specific Qualifications:
1. To determine bacterial diversity in intestines of the black tiger shrimp under different conditions
2. To construct RNA library in juvenile black tiger shrimp to unravel gene expression responses
3. To prepare results, report, and manuscript


Position 2: From molecule to medicines: rational basis for target discovery and drug development to overcome drug resistant malaria
Job description:
The candidate should have experience in design and synthesis of new lead compounds based on rational design approach to target pf. DHFR and pf. DHPS
Eligibility/Specific Qualifications:
The candidate should have experience in organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry
This position is open to Thai and International applicants. To apply, please submit the Application Form, Doctorate degree Transcript, Abstract of Dissertation, Statement of Intent and Three Recommendation Letters (should be sent directly to BIOTEC by the person providing the reference) to:
Post Doctoral Scholarship Program
Research and Academic Support Section
Research Support Division
NationalCenterfor Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC)
113 Thailand Science Park
Phahonyothin Road, Khlong Nueng
Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani, 12120
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Tel: +66 2 5646700 ext 3436
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Posted on 18 May 2020.