Research Assistant (Department of Physiology)

10 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Neurodevelopment and degeneration lab is seeking motivated candidates for a Research Assistant position. The successful candidate will support research projects and provide administrative support to the team.



Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or equivalent and should be familiar with techniques in molecular biology, cell biology and biochemical techniques such as nucleic acid handling, cloning, PCR, cell culture, Western blotting and immunofluorescence-based microscopy, and be willing to learn new techniques/skills. Experience with handling of viral vectors and/or animal handling would be an advantage.

Candidates are expected to be able to work both independently and in team-based projects. Ability to effectively communicate in written and spoken English. Interested candidates should send a detailed curriculum vitae, including education, work experience and names and contact information (email and telephone numbers) of at least 3 referees to Assistant Prof John Chua at We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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 : Physiology
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 18194

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