Research Fellow, Mechanobiology Institute

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02 Sep 2022
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02 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow with research experiences in Cell Biology or related Biomedical Sciences field. Relevant research areas include cell-cell junctions, cell signalling, cytoskeletal dynamics or related areas in mechanobiology. The successful candidate will lead a research project on the application of optogenetics to study adhesion proteins and cytoskeletons using advanced microscopy and molecular cell biology techniques.

Our laboratory is based at the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI), National University of Singapore (NUS). We are well equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and integrated core facilities support (microscopy, micro/nano-fabrication, protein expression and cloning, IT) as well as a vibrant and highly collaborative environment based on an Open Lab concept.

Compensation is internationally competitive and commensurate with experiences.

For more information, please visit our lab web site at


Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in biology or related biomedical fields and outstanding publication record in relevant topics. Proficiency in mammalian cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and live-cell fluorescence microscopy are desirable.

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More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Mechanobiology Institute
Department : Research
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 16760

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