Research Associate, Cancer Science Institute

27 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Feb 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

A research associate position is available immediately in Prof Daniel Tenen’s lab for a highly motivated Master or Ph.D. graduate with background in molecular or cellular biology, and bioinformatics to develop a novel, fully automated analysis pipeline for the newly emerging ChIP sequencing methods: “Cut and Run” and “Cut and Tag” in cancer related study. The successful candidate will help to design pipeline, conduct experiments pipelines, analyse data and write papers.

Applications should include full curriculum vitae, publication list, and names and contact information of 3 referees. Please also include a summary of your research experience.


  • At least a Master in cancer biology or related area
  • Expertise in RNA biology preferred
  • Strong background and working knowledge of basic molecular, cellular biology science and bioinformatics skills in analysing large sequencing datasets
  • Experience with analyses of human clinical samples, RNA sequencing and other genomic techniques, and/or CRISPR genome editing is highly desirable
  • A proven track record in the form of publications in top international English language journals
  • Ability to communicate in written and spoken English

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