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

07 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2020
Contract Type
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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