Research Fellow, The Bioinformatics Platform

08 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
07 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Bioinformatics Platform at the Immunology Translational Research Program NUS,  utilizes state-of-the-art methods in pipelines and workflow to analyze data to gain biological insights. The platform works with a number of medium to high throughput technologies like microbiome metagenomics, single-cell omics, next generation sequencing (RNA-seq, DNA-seq, etc), Luminex multiplex assays, Microarrays, Nanostring and Flow/Mass cytometry and integrates them together with other heterogenous datasets to derived meaningful understandings. The platform is currently looking for a Research Fellow to analyze above mentioned biological data using computational methods.

Job Scope:

  • Work with internal and external collaborators to understand biological problems and translate them to actionable computational analytical tasks.
  • Execute computational analytical tasks to generate results for interpretation and report generation.
  • Communicate and discuss analysis results with collaborators.
  • Survey and evaluation of computational methodologies for incorporation into analysis workflows.
  • Maintain and manage servers


  • PhD in Bioinformatics/Computational biology, Statistics, Mathematics, Data science, Computer Science/Engineering or related disciplines.
  • Proficient in the Linux operating system
  • Proficient in programming languages such as Unix shell scripts, R, Python and Java
  •  Able to work independently and keen to pick up new skills
  •  Strong organizational and communication skills.
  •  Knowledge or willingness to learn biology and statistics

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: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Department: Dean's Office (Medicine)
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 12312

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