Research Assistant, Cell Biology

Friday, 10 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 9 August 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

A Research Assistant position is available in the laboratory of Assistant Professor Guillaume Thibault, School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (

The main role of this position is to complete an ongoing research project focusing on synthetic biology in yeast.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in overall project management by means of team-work and be able to reach project deadlines and milestones
  • Contribute to the intellectual progression of the project
  • Contribute to implementation of good laboratory work practices and procedures
  • Present results at regular project meetings and scientific meetings where appropriate
  • Contribute to writing papers, including where appropriate as first or senior (corresponding) author
  • Attend weekly laboratory meetings and be prepared to present data at these meetings
  • Be prepared to contribute to the efficient running of the laboratory and maintain equipment in good working order

Job Requirements

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or equivalent
  • Extensive research experience working with budding yeast as a model organism
  • Relevant research experience in immunoblot, confocal microscopy, qPCR will be advantageous
  • Good planning, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Must be resourceful, proactive, with a good working attitude
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a group

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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