Research Fellow (Bioreactor Engineering)


Research Fellow (Bioreactor Engineering)

Asst Prof Andy Tay’s laboratory ( is seeking a Research Fellow with interest and expertise in mechanical engineering, automation/robotics, and electrical engineering.  The candidate will be responsible for designing an automated bioreactor system for growing cells. The candidate will also need to independently design and execute experiments, troubleshoot issues, interpret results and give project updates.  We provide a highly competitive remuneration package that is commensurate with the qualifications and relevant experience of the successful candidate. The candidate will also be fully supported in their career development in research, industry, consulting, and education. 

To apply, please send your CV and contact details of two referees to Dr Andy Tay ( Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



  • Applicants should possess a PhD in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or automation from a well-recognized university or research institute.
  • Experience with automation, robotics and cell culture will be preferred.
  • Good publication record with at least 2 first-author papers in reputable peer-review journals.
  • Able to undertake independent research and be an effective team player.
  • Strong analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Committed, able to work flexible hours and within the deadline.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthtech), National University of Singapore
iHealthtech’s vision on “Advancing Health through Innovation” aims to address clinical challenges and needs by developing innovative health technologies and solutions in disease detection, diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment. The institute also focuses on translating health technology, incubating startups, and nurturing young scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs to impact patients and society.