Research Assistant, Department of Anatomy

Monday, 27 September 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for a Research Assistant in the Department of Anatomy and the Centre for Life Sciences - Neurobiology Program, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.  The Department has a strong Health and Biomedical Sciences research program, particularly in the key areas of neuroscience, neurological disorders, cancer research and regenerative medicine. Appointments will be made on a 1-yr contract basis, with the possibility of an extension.

Purpose of the post

The appointee will be a Research Assistant who will conduct research in molecular and behavioural neuroscience within a newly formed group at NUS, with a strong focus on elucidating the synaptic and circuit mechanisms that mediate memory-guided behaviours.

We are looking for an independent, enthusiastic and motivated candidate who will be part of a multi-disciplinary project.

Main duties and responsibilities

The candidate is expected to perform

  1. Mouse colony management and survival surgeries Molecular biology assays Help in lab procurement and other logistics


The applicant should have:

A bachelor’s degree. Research experience in molecular biology or neuroscience or a related field Remuneration is commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Formal application:

Please submit your application, indicating current/expected salary, supported by

  1. CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history, complete list of publications/oral presentations and full contacts of 3 referees), and
  2. Cover letter with statement of interest by 1st of July 2021

  Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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