Research Fellow, EMULSION Programme

03 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period
02 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description Purpose of the post

The National University of Singapore invites applications for Research Fellow for EMULSION programme in the Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. The EMULSION programme is a large concerted effort by clinicians, scientists, and engineers to tackle Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). EMULSION aims to establish a rich clinical and multi-omics database, as well as cutting-edge personalized in-vitro models and in vivo pre-clinical models, to drive discovery and development of diagnostics and therapeutics for NAFLD.

The Research Fellow will work closely with the Principal Investigator, study team members and EMULSION’s partner institutions to lead EMULSION’s research efforts and facilitates industry engagement and collaboration.

What we offer

We offer an exciting multidisciplinary research environment with top-class laboratory and office facilities. A friendly atmosphere and collaborations between our laboratory at NUS, clinicians at NUH and our co-investigators.

Recruitment and employment

The candidate will be offered a full-time Research Fellow position. Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leadership role in coordination of research activities including mentoring of junior researchers.
  • Managing analyses of longitudinal epidemiological data and high-dimensional data derived from high-throughput technologies such as genotyping/sequencing, methylation, metabolomics, proteomics to understand the pathogenesis of the disease.
  • Develop and interpret statistical data of various projects.
  • Draft and submission of progress reports at regular intervals.
  • Apply for research grants with Principal Investigator and co-Investigators.
  • Publish of quality research articles and conference proceedings.
  • Research administration.


The candidate must hold a PhD degree in medicine, biology or related fields with strong research background. Previous experience in statistical analysis and grant writing / management will be useful and preferred.

How to apply

The project is coordinated by Nur Halisah. Informal enquiries are welcome. Submit your application including CV, names and contact information of 1-2 references to

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 : Medicine
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 13240

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