Research Assistant (Biological Sciences) 1

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

Job Description

We are looking for a Research Assistant for a research project to study plant-microbial-insect interactions. We seek a highly motivated applicant with some background and/or interest in working with environmental and plant related microbiomes. Applicant should also possess basic laboratory skills. Prior demonstrated experience in molecular/microbiology is highly desirable.  The position is within a multi-disciplinary research team, which broadly pursues microbial diversity and physiological investigations in plant holobionts. The team consists of Post-doctoral fellows, PhDs and other Research Assistants.  The full-time research assistant will be expected to actively participate in ongoing research projects and fulfil any other ad-hoc research


  • Qualifications / Discipline: The ideal applicant should have a degree in /life sciences/Plant biology/microbiology
  • Skills: Basic Microsoft skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Possess strong organizational and communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment.
  • Assist in data analysis, preparing figures, tables and reports.
  • Experience: familiarity with culturing microorganisms. Experience with PCR, cloning, and other nucleic acid or metabolites manipulation is preferable

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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: [[National University of Singapore]]
Department : [[Department of Biological Sciences]]
Employee Referral Eligible: [[No]]
Job requisition ID : 18345

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