Research Assistant (Department of Pathology)

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

Job Description

The Department of Pathology, National University of Singapore, invites applications for the below position:

Research Assistant

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to join us as a Research Assistant in Dr. Ding Lingwen’s group in Department of Pathology, NUS.

The candidate will assist the team in research activities, including performing experiments (e.g., sample processing, real time PCR and western blot, mouse xenograft experiments, etc.); and providing lab management and support for existing and ongoing projects.

The candidate will learn and conduct experiments related to PD1 cancer immunotherapy and mRNA cancer vaccine, and will be exposed to latest cutting-edge technologies such as CRISPR library screening and NGS sequencing etc.


  • Highly motivated, hardworking and have a passion for research.
  • Degree in life sciences or equivalent.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in molecular biology would be an added advantage.

Applications should include in a PDF with a curriculum vitae, certificates of qualifications and the names and contact information of 3 professional references. Please send applications to:

Dr Ding Lingwen

Department of Pathology, National University of Singapore, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Main Building level 3, Singapore 119074
Email: (PI)

Ms Ng Lai Kuan (Manager)


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 : Pathology
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 18408

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