Research Assistant, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

14 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for Research Assistant in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out projects in the area of virus-host interactions in the laboratory of Associate Professor Tan Yee Joo (

Purpose of the post

The appointee will be a Research Assistant working closely with a multi-disciplinary team including research scholars and research fellows in the field of virology.

Main duties and responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated candidate who will be actively involved in performing bench work related to virology, protein chemistry and cell biology. The RA will be closely working with research scholars and research fellows. He/she will be required to assist with any other laboratory duties as delegated by the PI.


  • At least a Bachelor's degree (preferably with honours) in Biomedical Sciences or related fields
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Highly motivated, self-driven, and independent
  • Interested in science and be able to work well in a team
  • Prior experience with virology or protein chemistry or cell biology preferred
  • Willing to work with virus and mouse model
  • Able to assist in laboratory administrative and management tasks including procurement and safety issues.

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.

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