NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant, Organic Chemistry/Materials Science/Biology

Location
Singapore
Posted
17 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
17 Jul 2020
Ref
R00001654
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NTU Main Campus, Singapore

One Research Assistant position is available at Associate Professor Pu Kanyi’s lab in the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at NTU.

The project will capitalize on organic chemistry, nanotechnology and molecular biology to develop new agents, polish their physical and biochemical properties and shape them into smart imaging agents for advanced molecular imaging and therapy. The Research Assistant will work on an interdisciplinary project to synthesize optical imaging probes and technologies and use them to detect cancer. At the end of this project, one provisional patent and one publication are expected.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Successfully synthesize the targeted molecules
  • Characterize them in cell and mouse
  • Analyze the data

Job Requirements:

  • Master degree in organic chemistry, materials science, or biology related fields are required
  • Minimum three years of synthesis and research experience
  • Minimum one year of cell culture experience
  • Published at least one research paper with the first authorship

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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