FRESH invites applications for the position of Senior Research Fellow (Food Safety Microbiologist).
Aid the Director in forwarding the mission and vision of FRESH by providing expert input on emerging areas of food microbial safety and identifying strategic research opportunities in the field of food microbiology
Lead projects focused on the development of scientific solutions for issues related to food microbial safety, as identified by the food industry and government
Research work should be directed towards translational science and directed outputs that strengthen and support Singapore’s efforts to enhance food security and ensure a continued, high level of safety, in support of the Singapore Food Story (SFS) R&D programme
PhD in a relevant discipline such as microbiology, microbial risk assessment, food science and food safety, and have at least 5 years postdoctoral experience in an academic or industrial research setting
Direct experience in conducting microbial assessments for food safety approval and risk assessment is preferred
Experience working with government and industry organisations to validate and harmonise microbial risk assessment methods is an asset
Have a general understanding of the commercial and regulatory environment of the Singapore food industry, the ability to network with government and industry, as well as maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Have a strong track record of scientific achievements, acquired either in the private or public sectors, or in academia, which should also include funding from national and international agencies
Comfortable with a role that crosses academic, industry and regulatory thinking
Experience in food microbial risk assessment along the entire supply chain from farm to fork
Experience in applying machine learning to model supply chain contamination risks and/ or direct food industry experience would be advantageous
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Hiring Institution: NTU
Nanyang Technological University