Research Assistant, Microbiology and Analytical Chemistry

03 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The Qiao lab in School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences is currently looking for a talented and highly motivated Research Assistant to join our team to perform routine bacterial culture work to isolate key metabolites in order to facilitate studies of the microbiota-host communication.

Job Responsibilities

  • Growth of large scale of bacterial fermentation culture
  • Operation of centrifuges and high-speed centrifuges
  • Operation of analytical High performance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry
  • Performance of protein purification and buffer preparations
  • Isolation of at least 50mg of each targeted bacterial metabolites

Job Requirements

  • Diploma in Chemistry or Biology with relevant research experience in the laboratory
  • Experience in bacterial culturing, operation of basic instruments in laboratory
  • Demonstrate passion and self-motivation to pursue interdisciplinary research
  • A self-starter in learning new skills and techniques
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

Application Procedure:

If you are interested, please apply with a cover letter and CV at your earliest convenience. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Please see for more information.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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