Research Assistant, Cancer Science Institute
We are seeking a highly-motivated candidate for a Research Assistant position available in the Kappei Lab at the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore. Our international team addresses research questions on nucleic acid-protein interactions with quantitative mass spectrometry, cell biological and genetic approaches applied to cancer research.
Duties And Responsibilities
Specifically, the successful candidate will be actively involved in a research project investigating telomere-binding proteins in hematologic malignancies. This project will span a variety of experimental approaches, e.g. gene editing of cancer cell lines, expression analysis of mRNA and protein as well as various mass spectrometry-based approaches to study DNA-protein and protein-protein interactions. Overall the laboratory executive will support the research team in terms of research, laboratory and administrative needs.
- Degree in life sciences or equivalent; those with no experience are welcome to apply
- Excellent communication skills and good team spirit
- Fluent in spoken and written English
- Outstanding organizational skills
Practical experience with proteomics research and molecular biology techniques are an added advantage but not a requirement.
Applications should include in a single PDF a 1-page cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates of qualifications and the names and contact information of at least 2 professional references. Please send applications with the reference “Quantitative Proteomics LE” to:
Dr. Dennis Kappei
Further information on the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore as well as working at CSI can be found on our website: www.csi.nus.edu.sg/web/careers
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