Research Fellow, Cardio-Metabolic Disease Research

Expiring today

06 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The lab of Dr. Yu Haojie in Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore ( is seeking a highly motivated candidate to fill an open postdoctoral role exploring lipid metabolism in cardiometabolic diseases. The mission of Yu lab is to find new therapeutic strategies for atherosclerotic coronary artery disease and NASH. We use cutting-edge technologies such as single cell sequencing, functional genomics and CRISPR/Cas9-based screening, to understand how alterations in lipid metabolism and trafficking contribute to NASH and atherosclerotic plaque progression and regression.


The candidate must have:

  1. A PhD or equivalent in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, or related field.
  2. Extensive experience in molecular biology and mouse work as demonstrated by a first author publication in a relevant scientific journal.
  3. Willingness to work with mice.
  4. Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  5. The ability to work independently to design and troubleshoot experiments.
  6. Positive attitude and strong motivation.

Preference will be given to candidates with prior in vivo mouse experience or prior experience with metabolism or cardiovascular research. Qualified candidates should contact Dr. Haojie Yu ( with a cover letter, CV, the names and contact of three referees, and a PDF of relevant first-author publication.

Additional Information

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is 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 significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department : Biochemistry
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 11729

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