Research Fellow, Anatomy

21 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the post of Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Anatomy, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. The Department has a strong Health and Biomedical Sciences research program, including cancer research. Appointments will be made on a one-year contract basis, with a possibility of extension subject to satisfactory performance.

Purpose of the post

The appointee will be a post-doctoral research fellow who will be responsible for performing multi-disciplinary research in glyco-oncology and medicinal chemistry, with a focus on glycosaminoglycans and proteoglycans in cancer biology.

Main duties and responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic, independent and highly motivated candidate with relevant experience. He/she will be involved in developing a multi-disciplinary project and is expected to be well-versed in medicinal chemistry, cell and molecular biology techniques and data analysis.


The applicant should have:

  • A PhD degree in medicinal chemistry, cancer biology or related fields
  • A proven track record of chemical synthesis and analysis of glycosaminoglycans/proteoglycans
  • Expertise in performing experiments that involve cell and molecular biology techniques and analyses
  • The ability to work both independently and as a team member in an exciting research environment
  • Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills

Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Formal application:

Please submit your application, indicating current/expected salary, supported by 1. a detailed CV (including personal particulars, academic and employment history, transcripts, complete list of publications/oral presentations and full contacts of 3 referees) and 2. Cover letter.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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