Research Fellow, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore

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04 Sep 2023
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04 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Job Description

A postdoctoral position is available immediately for an extremely motivated Ph.D. or M.D with a strong background in molecular or cellular biology, biochemistry, or other related fields. The successful candidate will help to design and conduct experiments, analyse data, write papers and grants, including fellowships, and mentor and direct PhD students. Projects involve RNA biology with relevance to cancer, the oncofetal protein SALL4 in cancer, or both; a list of publications can be found at


  • A Ph.D. in cancer biology or related area, or M.D. with equivalent research experience
  • Expertise in RNA biology preferred
  • Strong background and working knowledge of basic molecular and cellular biology techniques, such as cell culture, cloning, real-time PCR and western blotting
  • Experience with analyses of human clinical samples, RNA sequencing and other genomic techniques, and/or CRISPR genome editing is highly desirable
  • A proven track record in the form of publications in top international English language journals
  • Ability to communicate in written and spoken English

Applications should include an NIH style biosketch, and names and contact information (including telephone numbers) of 3 referees. Request that letters of recommendation be sent to (informal email recommendations are fine). Include a summary of your past research experience, a description of your long term plans, as well as ideas for at least two projects that you might want to work on in Dr. Tenen's lab (half page each is fine, have fun with this!).

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