NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Assistant, Pharmacy

2 days left

Location
Singapore
Posted
Aug 23, 2021
End of advertisement period
Sep 22, 2021
Ref
4068944
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with Dr Gloryn Chia on establishing empirical platforms for identifying and validating cancer vaccine candidates under a project on Cancer vaccines.

The main responsibilities of the position include

  1. Perform or assist in research such as cell culture and molecular biology
  2. Lab maintenance
  3. Safety lead

We are seeking a motivated Research Officer with experience in cell culture (organoids culture) and molecular biology work. Our team aims to engineer cells to develop alternative immunotherapeutic strategies to target refractory cancer types. The candidate will work closely with clinicians and bioinformaticians to establish empirical platforms for identifying and validating cancer vaccine candidates, and to translate research findings into clinical practice. 

Qualifications

Qualifications / Discipline:

Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences or other relevant disciplines.

Skills:

  • Competency in standard molecular biology and cell culture techniques.
  • Demonstrates independence and willingness to learn new techniques.
  • Good communication skills and team player.

Experience:  

Experience in cell culture and molecular biology (e.g. PCR, cloning, flow cytometry, western blot, etc.) will be advantageous.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Science
Department : Pharmacy

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