Research Scientist

Research Scientist

Wilmar International Limited
2-5 years
48000 - 72000 SGD

Job Description

Wilmar International Limited is Asia’s leading agribusiness group. Wilmar International business activities include oil palm cultivation, edible oils refining, oilseeds crushing, consumer pack edible oils processing and merchandising, specialty fats, oleochemicals, and biodiesel manufacturing, and grains processing and merchandising. It has over 1,000 manufacturing plants and an extensive distribution network covering China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries. The Group is backed by a multinational workforce of about 100,000 people.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Quality control and analysis of next generation sequencing (genomic and transcriptomic) and metabolomics data.
  • Creatively employ techniques to evaluate markers in the production of important commercial metabolites.
  • Advanced statistical analyses to integrate multi-omic studies and investigate pathways and processes underlying metabolite production relevant to our research group.
  • Candidates will be working on metagenomic datasets related to Wilmar Clinical trials as well as fermentation experiments for developing Wilmar products.
  • Present results within the research group and collaborators.
  • Participate in seminars and research-in-progress meetings within the team and collaborators.

Job Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. Degree in computational biology or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills and a team player
  • Ability to work independently
  • Versatile in applying computational techniques to solve open problems

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