NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow, Biological Sciences

Expiring today

Location
Singapore
Posted
06 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
06 May 2021
Ref
3875444
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with Yang Daiwen on Protein-based vaccine development under a project on Oral and Immersion Vaccines against Viruses in Asian Seabass.

The main responsibilities of the position include

  1. Selection of suitable antigens (virus and other pathogen proteins) as potential vaccine candidates,
  2. Production of the selected antigens using recombinant DNA technology,
  3. Development of methods for assembling the antigens as virus-like particles, 
  4. Development of peptide-based adjuvants for enhancing immune response of vaccines delivered in oral and immersion routes.

Qualifications

  • Qualifications / Discipline:
    • PhD in immunology, structure biology, molecular biology, or biochemistry
  • Skills:
    1. Molecular biology techniques, or/and immunological techniques,
    2. Problem solving and independent research,
    3. Oral and written communications.
  • Experience:  
    • Experience in gene cloning, protein expression and purification, basic understanding of protein structure-function relationship.

More Information

Location: [[Kent Ridge]]
Organization: [[National University of Singapore]]
Department: [[Biological Sciences]]
Employee Referral Eligible: No

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