Want to Join Us?


Postdoctoral research fellow:

NEW!!! (updated 14th Oct 2019)

One postdoctoral fellow position is currently available in Prof. Dang's lab, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. Applicants are expected to have experimental background with expertise in at least one of the following areas including wound healing/skin bilogy, immunology, biomaterials, drug delivery or tissue engineering. Experience with animal study is an advantage but not a pre-requisite. The candidate will work in a project involving immunologically activated drug delivery for wound healing applications. He/She will also have an opportunity to work in close collaboration with our clinical partners. Candidates must have a Ph.D degree in Biological Science, Biomedical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science, Biochemistry, or a closely related discipline.

Interested candidate should contact Prof. Dang via email (ttdang@ntu.edu.sg, "postdoc application - applicant name" in the email subject line) with a single PDF file containing a cover letter briefly describing research interests and accomplishments, a CV with a complete list of publications, a PDF copy of their best publication as well as name and contact information of at least three academic referees. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Due to an overwhelming number of application emails often received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified within 3 weeks of application receipt to discuss potential research projects.

 

Research Assistant:

NEW!!!!(updated 14th Oct 2019) :

One research assistant position is available is available immediately in our lab. The candidate should have an undergraduate degree in Chemical/Biomedical/Material Engineering, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Biochemistry, Biological Science or a related Science/Engineering discipline. The job scope for this position includes a) support postdoc fellows and PhD students in research experiments involving cell culture, drug delivery and animal imaging/surgery b) project administration including consumable ordering, maintenance of safety records. Some undegrad research exposure will be preferred. No experience in animal handling is required.

Interested candidates should contact Prof. Dang via email (ttdang.at.ntu.edu.sg, with email subject heading clearly stating "Research assistant application - applicant name" in the email subject line) with a single PDF file containing CV, undergrad academic transcripts. Due to an overwhelming number of application emails often received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified within 3 weeks of application receipt to discuss potential research projects.


 

 

Graduate Students:

NEW!!!!(updated 6th Sept 2019) :

Scholarship-funded PhD positions are currently available in our group for admission in Jan 2020.

Our current project openings for Jan 2020 are

Project 1 : Immuno-modulation of host response to implanted biomaterials by inflammation-responsive drug delivery systems

Project 2 : Designing smart cell encapsulation device for the immunoisolation of insulin-secreting beta cells in diabetes therapy

Prospective PhD Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in Chemical/Biomedical/Material Engineering, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Biochemistry, Biological Science or a related Science/Engineering discipline. MINIMUM criteria to qualify for further consideration : candidates should achieve at least a grade of 75% or equivalent for their undergraduate cummulative GPA, with a either an iBT TOEFL score of at least 95 or average IELST score of at least 6.5. Shortlisted candidates without GRE scores can be arranged to take NTU-based technical proficient test in their home countries or in Singapore in Oct 2019.

Interested candidates should contact Prof. Dang via email (ttdang.at.ntu.edu.sg, with email subject heading clearly stating "PhD application - applicant name" in the email subject line) with a single PDF file containing CV, academic transcripts, and any English proficiency test score (IELTS, TOEFL, GRE, GATE) if available. Due to an overwhelming number of application emails often received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified within 3 weeks of application receipt to discuss potential research projects.


 

 

VOLUNTEER Undergraduate Students:

Interested Singapore-based undergrads in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd year are welcome to join our projects anytime throughout the year. Each undegrad will be assigned to a postdoc or graduate student mentor who will guide them on planning experimental research and new laboratory skills. They will also be trained on reading scientific literature, presentation and report writing skills. Motivated undegrads who contributed meaningfully to our research will gain recognition through co-authorship in publication. Interested students should contact Prof. Dang via email (ttdang@ntu.edu.sg, "Undergraduate internship application - applicant name" in the email subject line) with a PDF file of your CV/resume and a copy of your unofficial grade report/degree audit. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.