Research Fellow, Biological Sciences

21 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
21 Dec 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work in the laboratory of Xue Shifeng. Our laboratory investigates the functions of epigenetic regulators in embryonic development and the consequences of mutations in congenital diseases. We use a variety of models including zebrafish, mice and human cells. This project is aimed at understanding the mechanisms of epigenetic memory. 

The main responsibilities of the position include

  • Designing and executing experiments related to epigenetics
  • Guiding junior members including PhD students and research assistants


Qualifications / Discipline:

  • PhD in molecular biology, genetics, developmental biology or related fields
  • Fresh PhD holders welcomed


  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills and able to work well in a team
  • Motivated and independent
  • Organized, dedicated and reliable
  • Critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by publications, conference presentations or patents


  • Excellent knowledge and skill in molecular biology
  • Knowledge and interest in epigenetics regulation
  • Experience with generating and analysing NGS data or performing genome-wide screens will be an advantage
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture and/ or vertebrate animal models preferred

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: [[National University of Singapore]]
Department : [[Department of Biological Sciences]]
Employee Referral Eligible: [[No]]
Job requisition ID : 17529

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