NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry

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Location
Singapore
Posted
06 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2022
Ref
8696744
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for an Assistant Professor for the Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine with an affiliation to the Healthy Longevity Translational Research Programme.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  1. participate in the Healthy Longetivity Translational Research Programme to foster and work within a highly collaborative interdisciplinary environment. 
  2. Establish an independent research agenda through acquiring and sustaining robust extramural funding.
  3. teach life sciences undergraduates and/or postgraduate students and train and mentor students and postdoctoral trainees
  4. Function as an active member of the departmental and university faculty and foster a collegial and inclusive environment. .

Job Requirements 

  1. Candidates with a Ph.D or an equivalent doctoral degree and a strong interest in biology, chemistry or related field require.
  2. At least 3 years postdoctoral research experience
  3. Expertise in the biology of ageing, including the mechanisms driving ageing, their relationship to age-related diseases and translational approaches to extend healthspan.
  4. Track record of publishing in high-impact international peer-reviewed journals
  5. Experienced in leading independent research studies or a component within larger research programmes
  6. Ability to generate and maintain an independent stream of research funding
  7. Ability to teach life science courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels
  8. Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, and
  9. Ability to work with culturally diverse populations. .

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.

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