Research Fellow, Neural Stem Cell Derivation and Transplantation Therapy

16 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (SCBE) invites applications for the position of Research Fellow.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Derivation, characterization and optimization of neural progenitor cells from human induced pluripotent stem cells for in vitro cell manufacturing
  • In vivo cell transplantation for neural tissue regeneration in the central nervous system
  • 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 Investigators to help supervise and train students and junior lab members
  • Ensure smooth functioning of an active research program
  • Expect to work well in a collaborative inter-institute environment

Job Requirements:

  • PhD degree in Biological Sciences, Neuroscience, Stem Cells, Regenerative Biology or a relevant field
  • Skills and knowledge in Molecular Biology (Western blot, immunostaining, quantitative PCR etc)
  • Skills and knowledge in Mammalian cell culture (experience with induced pluripotent stem cells and/or adult stem cells preferred)
  • Skills and knowledge in Machine learning and basic bioinformatics
  • A proven solid research experience in the context of multi-partner research (academic and/or industrial) and a significant publication record in indexed international research journals.
  • Creativity to solve challenging technical problems with uncertainty
  • Good communication skills to work with researchers from biological / clinical backgrounds

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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