Research Assistant (Department of Paediatrics)

02 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Jul 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for Research Assistant in the Department of Paediatrics ,Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. Appointment will be made on a one-year contract basis in the first instance, with the possibility of extension for at least one more year. The position is available immediately.

Purpose of the post

A Research Assistant (RA) is required to support immune cell manufacturing, including CAR-T cells, for several ongoing clinical trials. We are seeking highly motivated, conscientious and meticulous individuals to join our experienced team, be trained in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and be involved in research aimed at improving the treatment of patients with cancer.

Main duties and responsibilities

To work in a (GMP)-certified facility manufacturing immune cells for clinical use, including CAR-T cells. Work involves the application of various techniques in tissue culture, molecular biology, flow cytometry under rigorous GMP conditions, for which training will be provided. Capacity to work effectively within a team. meticulous bookkeeping and documentation maintenance are required.


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences (candidates with no experience are welcome to apply)
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn new techniques
  • Good team player
  • Experience in general laboratory techniques, especially aseptic tissue culture techniques

Remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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 : Paediatrics
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 18664

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