Research Fellow, Precision Medicine
The NUS Resilience & Growth Research Fellow (NUS R&G-RF) will be responsible to work closely with the Principal Investigator and study team members to ensure the successful completion of industry-linked non-coding RNA (ncRNA) biomarker discovery research projects and subsequent functional validation of the identified ncRNA biomarkers in a timely manner at the NUS ncRNA Core Facility. The RF is expected to be self-driven and capable of working independently to lead projects related to non-coding RNA (ncRNA) biomarker discovery, target validation and functional characterization.
Duties and Responsibilities
Primary Responsibilities and Duties (100%)
The RF will perform a variety of functions related to the research under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) or his/her designate. The RF will be able to:
- Perform cell and molecular biology experiments related to non-coding RNA (ncRNA) biomarker discovery research projects undertaken by the lab and subsequent functional validation of the identified ncRNA biomarkers;
- Maintain the highest standard of professional conduct and record keeping in accordance with policies and procedures, including accurate monitoring, documenting and reporting of experimental results and research findings;
- Evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare oral presentations or written reports/scientific manuscripts/literature for publication and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions;
Duties and Responsibilities
- Provision of guidance to lab trainees;
- Establish, implement and maintain lab safety management system;
- Provide administrative support for routine lab operations, including but not limited to lab consumable/reagent procurement and lab reagent inventory management;
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein
- Hold a PhD in Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences or related disciplines; preferably with experience in RNA research;
- Demonstrated basic knowledge and skills in supporting various research activities;
- Knowledge in molecular and cellular laboratory techniques, such as, molecular cloning, cell culture, nucleic acid isolation, RT-qPCR, gel electrophoresis, and Western blot are essential;
- Be able to work independently and in a team, have an investigative nature and attention to detail;
- Have in-depth knowledge of programming languages like R studio, Python or Matlab
- Four years (or more) of relevant laboratory research experience will be advantageous.
- Self-driven, independent mature worker, who is well-organized and has the ability to multitask.
- Possess good written and spoken communication skills.
- Possess good interpersonal skills
Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department : Dean's Office (Medicine)
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 10058