Research Assistant, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders/AW

2 days left

01 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
29 Jun 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders (CVMD) Programme houses state-of-the-art technologies for profiling mitochondrial function and metabolic adaptations in human patients and other model organisms, and undertakes translational and clinical research in cardiovascular and metabolic disorders.

We are recruiting a Research Assistant for Prof Stuart Cook’s laboratory.  Prof Cook’s research studies focus on Interleukin 11, a factor that is critical for organ fibrosis and dysfunction. The team is working on translating basic science to pave the way for future treatment for patients with fibro-inflammatory diseases. 

The selected candidate will perform a variety of functions related to research under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or his/her designate, including but not limited to the following: -

  • Perform tasks and support all aspects of the research project.
  • Conduct accurate monitoring, documenting and reporting of experimental results and/or research findings.
  • Assist researchers in contributing to some aspects of the project management and in providing guidance to undergraduate/medical students.
  • Assist with general upkeep of laboratory needs, maintain safety protocols, provide technical support and establish work procedures to ongoing research projects.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein or assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences/Life Sciences with at least 2 years of relevant research experience. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and expertise in supporting various research activities including molecular biology, cellular assay, ELISA, and histology.
  • Experience with animal work (rodents) preferred.
  • A strong team player who is able to prioritise, multi-task and work collaboratively in a diverse workforce.
  • RCULA certification will be an advantage. 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

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More Information

Location: Outram Campus
Organization: Duke-NUS Medical School
Department: Office of Research
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 12319