Research Assistant, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

Wednesday, 15 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 14 August 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (Singapore) invites applications for:

Research Assistant in Infectious Diseases

We are currently recruiting a Research Assistant to join our Group ( Our research focuses on understanding the link between metabolism and infectious diseases by taking a systems biology approach involving next generation lipidomics and other omics approaches.

The candidate will participate in our group’s exciting research on elucidating the functions of lipids in the long term persistence and drug resistance of bacterial pathogens which pose a global health threat. He/ She will be involved in cultivation of clinical microbial isolates, sample preparation and analyses. Other duties include procurement and safety to support laboratory research needs. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team of investigators in LKCMedicine, clinical and industry partners and will be given comprehensive on-the-job research training.  

Candidates should preferably have/be:

A good BSc- or BTech-equivalent or higher Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences or related disciplines.Strong interest in infectious diseases and microbiology At least 1 year of experience in a research laboratory Experience and skills in microbiology and bacterial culture techniques Experience in biochemical and molecular biology assays Prepared to undertake research administration tasks, including procurement, maintain laboratory SOPs, etc A good sense of initiative and organization and ability to work in a team

If you think you have the right aptitude for this job, we welcome you to send in your application.

Application Procedure:

If you are interested to pursue a career with LKCMedicine, please apply to with a cover letter, CV, list of publications (if applicable), half-page summary of prior research conducted, and names of two references at your earliest convenience.

Only full applications will be considered and shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date: Applications will be closed once we identify a suitable candidate.  

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