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