NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Project Officer

Location
Singapore
Posted
22 May 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2020
Ref
R00000133
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NTU Main Campus, Singapore

A Project Officer position is available at the School of Biological Sciences in NTU for a research group that focuses on cancer cell signalling, RNA biology and transcription regulation.

Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be expected to be competent in standard cell culture techniques
  • Efficiently perform a variety of molecular biology techniques including molecular cloning, PCR, western blotting, nucleic acids isolation, lentiviral work, chromatin immunoprecipitation and next generation sequencing library preparation
  • Prior experience in mammalian cell culture, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, immunoprecipitation, protein expression & purification and/or mouse handling/genotyping will be highly advantageous
  • A strong background in cancer biology, molecular and cell biology or protein work as demonstrated by final-year-project study and/or previous lab-related research attachments is necessary
  • Assist in the administrative duties of the lab, which includes procurement, inventory checking, safety/risk assessment and equipment maintenance

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with Honors or Master’s Degree in Cancer Biology, Life Sciences, Biochemistry or related fields
  • Successful candidates must have an enthusiasm for research, be self-motivated and well-organized
  • Strong team player with good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to plan tasks independently and demonstrate good troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with literature search, designing, conducting experiments and data analysis will be advantageous
  • Good working attitude, responsible and able to learn things quickly
  • Singaporeans or Singapore permanent residents are preferred
  • Candidates with at least 1-2 years of experience in mammalian cell culture, molecular cloning, western blotting, chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) or immunohistochemistry are encouraged to apply

We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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