Research Assistant, Biological Sciences

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

Job Description

A Research Assistant position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Eunyoung Chae at the National University of Singapore, Department of Biological Sciences. The Chae lab studies natural variation in the plant immune system using genetic, genomic and biochemical approaches. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work in a stimulating academic environment and to gain practical experiences in biological sciences.


  • Grow plants (Arabidopsis thaliana, Nicotiana species) and maintain germplasms 
  • Molecular cloning and plant transformation 
  • Maintain lab inventory and ordering 
  • Safety lead accordant with NUS policies
  • Other laboratory duties as assigned
  • Possibility to engage in scientific projects

Interested individuals shall visit for details, and contact Dr. Eunyoung Chae ( directly, with the following documents.

*CV should include GPA and specifics on lab experiences. 
*Cover letter should indicate earliest possible joining date. 


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Biological Sciences, Chemistry or equivalent. 
  • Strong academic record in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Plant Biology, or equivalent
  • Experiences in laboratory (FYP and UROPS)
  • Excellent communication and organization skills

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 : 17316

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