Research Assistant, Mechanobiology Institute

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

Job Description

The Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore is a multidisciplinary institute committed to develop new paradigms for biomedical research by focusing on the quantitative analysis of dynamic functional processes. Through quantitative biophysical approaches, we address major problems in biomedical sciences including pathogenesis (from bacterial to cancer), tissue regeneration, and function.

We are seeking to recruit a Research Assistant in the High-throughput Molecular Genetics Facility at the Mechanobiology Institute, NUS to embark on an interdisciplinary project aimed at developing yeast and mammalian display tools for antibody engineering. Candidates are expected to have a good understanding and skills in cell and molecular biology, preferably prior experience working with protein purification. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge methodologies and instrumentation that complement and augment the capabilities of individual research laboratories.


  1. Degree in life sciences or biomedical disciplines.
  2. At least 1 year of experience working in a research lab (including final-year Hons. project/Undergraduate project).
  3. Experience in cell/ tissue culture and molecular biology.
  4. Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  5. Service-oriented with a keen desire to develop project management skills.

To apply

Applications should be sent by email to Dr. Jin Zhu <>

Application documents to include a full CV with the names and contacts (including email addresses) of two referees.

Local (Singaporean/PR) applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Covid-19 Message

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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: Mechanobiology Institute
Department : Research
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 15479

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