School of Biological Sciences PhD Position at NTU in Singapore, 2016

Country: Singapore;

Deadline: 31.01.2016

Web-Site: sbs.ntu.edu.sg

 

Nanyang Technological University is offering PhD position in the School of Biological Sciences. A PhD position with scholarship is immediately available for the August 2016 intake in the laboratory of Asst Professor Amartya Sanyal.

The ultimate goal is to decipher systems-level understanding of complex relationships between genome architecture, gene transcription, chromatin and epigenetic features (DNase I hypersensitivity, histone modifications, DNA methylation, etc.) and binding of transcription factors in normal development and disease.

Overall, the laboratory investigates how 3D structure and organization of genome influence cell- and tissue- specific gene expression in development, differentiation and disease conditions by employing high-throughput genomics, genome-editing and imaging techniques in combination with bioinformatics and computational approaches to understand structure-function relationship of chromatin.

Candidates interested in multidisciplinary research with experience in Perl/Python or knowledge of Unix/Linux are strongly encouraged to apply. For applicants whose native language is not English, a good IELTS score is required. Test dates must be within 2 years or less from the date of their application. TOEFL may be submitted in place of IELTS.

Course Level: Position is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Position is open in the School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Scholarship Award: For international applicants, local accomodation (up to 3 nights) and most of the meals will be provided. The school will also provide assistance to cover the cost of air tickets (economy class).

Scholarship can be taken at: Singapore

Eligibility:-Candidates who are interested to apply for graduate study at the School of Biological Sciences are welcome to apply. Admission is in January or August each year.
-Applicants should be holders of at least a B.Sc. degree (Honours-2nd Class Upper Division) or equivalent in an appropriate discipline.

Nationality: Local and international applicants can apply for these PhD positions.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants should be holders of at least a B.Sc. degree (Honours-2nd Class Upper Division) or equivalent in an appropriate discipline.

Test Requirement: A valid GRE/GMAT score is required for applicants, who are not graduates of the Autonomous Universities in Singapore. Test dates must be within 5 years or less from the date of their application.

English Language Requirement: For applicants whose native language is not English, a good IELTS score is required. Test dates must be within 2 years or less from the date of their application. TOEFL may be submitted in place of IELTS.

Singapore Scholarships

Supporting Material: Applicants must upload electronic copies of their supporting documents via the paperless portal. Do not send paper copies of supporting documents to the University. Documents uploaded must be in English. Otherwise, they must be accompanied by certified translations in English language.
-General Information on Supporting Documents
Passport/Identification card
Personal Detail (in English)
-One recent passport-sized colour photograph
-Photocopy of valid TOEFL/IELTS/GRE/GMAT/GATE Scores
-Master’s Degree (if applicable)
Official Transcripts
Photocopy of Master’s Degree Certificate
-Bachelor Transcript and Certification (if applicable)
Official Transcripts
Photocopy of Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
-Two Academic Referees’ Reports
-Other Supporting documents (if applicable)
Research proposal
Resume
Research publications
Other Supporting documents