NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Senior Research Fellow, Spinal Cord Injury Experiments for Neural Tissue Engineering Research

Location
Singapore
Posted
07 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2020
Ref
R00003086
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A Senior Research Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. CHEW Sing Yian at School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering to a highly motivated candidate who has a passion for in vivo spinal cord injury cell/scaffold implantation treatment and neural tissue engineering research.

The focus of this project is to evaluate cell transplantation and tissue engineered scaffolds for in vivo neural tissue regeneration.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Design and execute experiments independently
  • Interpret experimental results, and author papers in high-quality journals in areas that are related to the research
  • Work closely with the Principal Investigator to help supervise and train students and junior lab members and to ensure smooth functioning of an active research program

Job Requirements:

  • PhD level scientist proficient in neural tissue engineering and spinal cord injury
  • Expertise in microsurgery and scaffold implantation in rodent models, immunofluorescent and histochemical staining of tissues, evaluation of tissue response/interactions using fluorescent microscopy (confocal) imaging
  • Expertise in functional and behavioral tests in rodents
  • Expertise in western blotting, quantitative RT-PCR, in situ hybridization is a plus
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form, and experienced in writing manuscripts
  • Strong ability to perform self-directed work
  • Strong organizational skills and proactive personality with outstanding motivation, creativity, critical and analytical thinking skills, strong scientific commitment and ability to work as a team
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and should have a strong passion and commitment to science
  • Minimum 5 years of research experience

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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