NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow, Cancer Science Institute, NUS

7 days left

Location
Singapore
Posted
06 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2022
Ref
8671844
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

RESEARCH FELLOW

(Telomere Biology)

We are seeking a highly-motivated candidate for a research fellow position available in the Kappei Lab at the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore. Our team addresses research questions on nucleic acid-protein interactions with quantitative mass spectrometry, cell biological and genetic approaches applied to cancer research. Specifically, the successful candidate will be actively involved in a research project investigating how telomere-binding proteins impact telomere homeostasis. This project will span a variety of experimental approaches, e.g. chromatin immunoprecipitation, telomere length measurements as well as various mass spectrometry-based approaches to study DNA-protein and protein-protein interactions. The successful candidate will design and conduct experiments, analyse data and write manuscripts.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • A PhD in life sciences, medicine or related fields
  • Strong background and working knowledge of basic molecular and cell biological techniques
  • Strong practical experience with relevant techniques, e.g. ChIP, Southern blotting, FISH etc.
  • Excellent communication skills and good team spirit
  • Fluent in spoken and written English

Practical experience with proteomics research is 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 “Research Fellow DK” to:

Dr. Dennis Kappei
Principal Investigator
CSI Singapore
Email: dennis.kappei@nus.edu.sg
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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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