Research Assistant/Associate, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

Monday, 30 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 30 December 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine invites applications for:

Research Assistant/Associate in the Laboratory of Professor George Augustine

We are recruiting a research assistant/associate to join the laboratory of Professor George Augustine at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKC Medicine), a joint medical school between Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

The candidate will be mainly working on Tier-3 funded projects, in collaboration with Associate Prof Eyleen Goh. These are dementia-related projects focuses on the fundamental mechanisms underlying neuronal development, functions and circuitry. For more information, please visit:


  • Will be working on research projects of the lab, involving mainly cells-related work, but also mouse genotyping and studies when required
  • Reagent preparation to support postdoc and students’ experiments
  • Track inventory of chemicals and consumables
  • General laboratory housekeeping
  • Other ad-hoc duties
  • Provide support and report regularly to PI

Qualifications and skillsets:

  • The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (for associate level) or equivalent in any relevant field of neuroscience, cellular/molecular biology, or biochemistry.
  • Applicants should be proficient in aseptic laboratory practices and have good molecular and cellular biology techniques.
  • Minimum 2-3 years experiences in working with stem cells.
  • Minimum 5 years of wet reseach lab experience.
  • Self-motivated individual with an inquisitive mind and good analytical and problem- solving skills.
  • Be meticulous and organized.
  • Be able to work independently, as well as collaborate effectively with a diverse and interdisciplinary team.
  • Being familiar with laboratory management and administration (e.g. procurement, safety) is a plus.

We will provide exciting opportunities and vibrant atmospheres as well as state-of-the-art core facilities. Excited and motivated individuals are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure:

If you are interested to pursue a career with the School, please apply with your CV, cover letter and names of two references.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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