Research Assistant, Dentistry

Nov 23, 2021
End of advertisement period
Dec 22, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

  • Conduct experiments, which include additive manufacturing technologies to fabricate hierarchical structures with well-defined inner morphologies of functional 3D scaffolds, using polymer, hydrogel, ceramic and bioprinting of cells.
  • Biofabrication of invitro 3D tissue and organ analogues using above-mentioned techniques.
  • Assist to identify biomaterials for 3D bioprinting for relevant projects.
  • Electrospinning technology to engineer drug loaded fibrous meshes.
  • Perform Imaging, Spectroscopy analysis and Rheological Characterization of the biomaterial and bioink.
  • Operate 3D bioprinters independently following training exercises.
  • Handle stem cells, biomaterials, and variety of molecular assays.
  • Assist in project management and laboratory administration.


  • Applicants should hold Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in bioengineering or biomedical engineering or equivalent.
  • 1 or more years’ work experience with stem cell culture, cell viability assay, RT-PCR and other cell & molecular assays
  • 1 or more years’ working experience in 3D printing (bioprinting, extrusion-based printing) with AutoCAD, 3D drawing and modelling or related applications may be preferred.
  • 1 or more years’ work experience in the field of material science, polymer engineering, tissue engineering or related field.
  • At least one original publication in a peer-reviewed journal in a relevant field is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Dentistry
Department : Dean's Office (Dentistry)
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 7006

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