NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant

Location
Singapore
Posted
23 May 2020
End of advertisement period
22 Jun 2020
Ref
R00001147
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A Research Assistant 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.

Job Description

  • Expected to be competent in standard cell culture techniques
  • Efficiently performs 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
  • Assist in the administrative duties of the lab, which includes procurement, inventory checking, safety/risk assessment and equipment maintenance

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Cancer Biology, Life Sciences, Biochemistry or related fields
  • Prior lab experience in molecular and cell biology work
  • Prior experience in mammalian cell culture, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, immunoprecipitation, protein expression & purification and/or immunohistochemistry will be highly advantageous
  • 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
  • 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
  • Good working attitude, responsible and able to learn things quickly
  • Experience with literature search, designing, conducting experiments and data analysis will be advantageous
  • 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.

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