Research Assistant/Associate, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

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

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine invites applications for:

Research Assistant/Associate in the Laboratory of Professor George Augustine

We are recruiting a research assistant/associate to join the laboratory of Professor George Augustine at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKC Medicine), a joint medical school between Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

The candidate will be mainly working on Tier-3 funded projects, in collaboration with Associate Prof Eyleen Goh. These are dementia-related projects focuses on the fundamental mechanisms underlying neuronal development, functions and circuitry. For more information, please visit:


  • Will be working on research projects of the lab, involving mainly cells-related work, but also mouse genotyping and studies when required
  • Reagent preparation to support postdoc and students’ experiments
  • Track inventory of chemicals and consumables
  • General laboratory housekeeping
  • Other ad-hoc duties
  • Provide support and report regularly to PI

Qualifications and skillsets:

  • The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (for associate level) or equivalent in any relevant field of neuroscience, cellular/molecular biology, or biochemistry.
  • Applicants should be proficient in aseptic laboratory practices and have good molecular and cellular biology techniques.
  • Minimum 2-3 years experiences in working with stem cells.
  • Minimum 5 years of wet reseach lab experience.
  • Self-motivated individual with an inquisitive mind and good analytical and problem- solving skills.
  • Be meticulous and organized.
  • Be able to work independently, as well as collaborate effectively with a diverse and interdisciplinary team.
  • Being familiar with laboratory management and administration (e.g. procurement, safety) is a plus.

We will provide exciting opportunities and vibrant atmospheres as well as state-of-the-art core facilities. Excited and motivated individuals are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure:

If you are interested to pursue a career with the School, please apply with your CV, cover letter and names of two references.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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