Research Fellow, Pharmacology

20 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on Extracellular Vesicles for therapeutic delivery in the Laboratory of Dr. Minh Le at the Department of Pharmacology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. More information on the lab is available at Appointments will be made for 3 years.

Purpose of the post

The Research Fellow (RF) will be responsible to conduct research on cell culture, mouse experiments and various functional assays, and work closely with, the Principal Investigator and study team members to ensure the successful completion of the experiments on time. The RF’s principal role will be to work in general practices such as molecular cell experiments, in vivo experiments, data collection, data analysis, manuscript writing and presentations.

Main duties and responsibilities

The Research Fellow will perform assays in cell culture and in mouse models. The RF will be able to: 

  1. Oversee the general management of the project;  
  2. Mentor 1-2 graduate or undergraduate students
  3. Design and perform the experiments;
  4. Analyze the data and write publication report;
  5. Present the data and discuss with other team members;
  6. Assist with any other duties of a similar nature that are delegated by the PI. 
  7. Apply for additional grants. 


The applicant should:
(a)    Have a Ph.D. degree in Molecular Cell Biology or related disciplines; with fluent English
(b)    Be a Singapore citizen or permanent resident
(c)    Have strong research experience in related fields including nanomedicine, cancer biology, extracellular vesicles, immunology
(d)    Have at least one first-author research paper in a good journal
(e)    Be able to work independently and in a team, have an investigative nature, attention to detail; and
(f)    Have a strong experience with human cell culture and in vivo experiments in mouse models 

Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr. Minh Le, at

Formal application: Please submit your application, supported by a detailed CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history, complete list of publications/oral presentations and full contacts of 2 referees) to this job portal. 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department : Pharmacology
Employee Referral Eligible: No

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