Research Assistant, Immune Cell Therapy of Cancer - Paediatrics

02 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

This full-time Research Assistant position at the Department of Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS will assist in research area of immune cell therapy of cancer. Our research focus is on translational research in the area of cancer cell therapy, mainly involving T cells and NK cells.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Research Assistant will be involved in wet lab experiments that require cell culture, genetic and cell engineering, flow cytometry, and mouse models. Training will be provided to those unfamiliar with the techniques needed. The Research Assistant will also do general laboratory maintenance, for example preventive maintenance of equipment, buffer preparation, and ensuring consumables are well stocked.


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences or related areas (fresh graduates are welcome)
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Strong organization skills
  • Able to work well independently and with others
  • Proficient in common software like Microsoft Office
  • Experience in general laboratory techniques and aseptic tissue culture techniques will be preferred

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department : Paediatrics
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 15077

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