Research Assistant, Department of Medicine

05 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for a Research Assistant in the Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

Main duties and responsibilities

The Research Assistant will be responsible to work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) and his study team to successfully deliver research outcomes in the areas of ageing, stroke and cardiovascular diseases.

An emphasis will be placed on prospective candidates’ abilities to design studies that crosses different techniques involving cell biology and medication interventions.

Familiarity and experience with laboratory techniques including ELISA, PCR, sample processing and/or immunohistochemistry are important requirements.

Preference will be given to candidates who are able to analyse omics data and with familiarity with statistical softwares including SPSS or R.  


The applicant should:

  1. Have a good degree in life sciences, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, or equivalent from a well-recognized university, with a minimum of 2 years experience.
  2. Able to work independently and in a team, and must have good interpersonal and communication skills
  3. Possess good organizational skills
  4. Have knowledge of common computer applications, e.g. MS office, PowerPoint, Excel, SPSS, “R”, Stata etc

Appointments will be made on a yearly contract basis with the possibility of extension.

Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

COVID-19 Message

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 : Medicine
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 7359

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